Mark your calendars now - 50 Shades of Grey has been given an official release date!

The film version of the best-selling book by E.L. James is set to hit theaters on Friday, August 1, 2014.

Focus Features made the announcement in a press release, and also tweeted:

The news comes about a week after it was revealed that Sam Taylor-Johnson will be directing the movie.

There is still no word on who will play the roles of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele.