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Marlon Wayans' 'Fifty Shades of Black' follows a fine spoof tradition in Hollywood

Marlon Wayans' 'Fifty Shades of Black' follows a fine spoof tradition in Hollywood

As an actor, writer and producer, Marlon Wayans has parodied everything from horror movies to inner-city dramas to dance-competition films. But he insists he doesn't go out looking for subjects to spoof. They have a way of finding him.

"I think if you go looking for something to parody, it's not going to be genuine," Wayans, 43, said on a recent afternoon. "Something has to hit you, and once you start putting your pen to pad, it's just joke after joke after joke — and before you know it, you have a movie."

A few years ago, curious about what the housewife-flustering fuss was all about, Wayans picked up a copy of E.L. James' runaway erotic...

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