`Fifty Shades of Grey` begins filming in Vancouver

PTI| Updated: Dec 02, 2013, 14:25 PM IST

Los Angeles: After the production date was pushed back a month, the big-screen adaptation of E L James` best selling novel `Fifty Shades of Grey` officially began shooting this weekend in Vancouver.

James, the author of the erotic trilogy, took to photo-sharing website Instagram and shared a behind-the-scenes glimpse on set, reported E! online.

"Action!" James captioned an Instagram snapshot, featuring a slate during the first roll, the 25th scene and the first take on December 1.

Film`s producer Dana Brunetti re-tweeted James` picture and added "And we`re off."

Screenwriter Kelly Marcel also weighed in on the very first day of filming, tweeting her well-wishes.

"Thinking of team 50 today-- E LJames, Dana Brunetti Michael De Luca. Good luck guys."

The film is scheduled to hit theaters on Feb 13, 2015.