FIFTY SHADES DARKER (18)

WHO’S IN IT?

Dakota Johnson (A Bigger Splash), Jamie Dornan (Anthropoid), Kim Basinger (LA Confidential), Luke Grimes (American Sniper), Eloise Mumford (Not Safe For Work), Eric Johnson (Texas Rangers), Jennifer Ehle (The King’s Speech), Marcia Gay Harden (Pollock), Max Martini (Pacific Rim), Rita Ora (Southpaw), Victor Rasuk (Lords of Dogtown), Robinne Lee (Hitch), Fay Masterson (Eyes Wide Shut), Brant Daugherty (The Starving Games), Tyler Hoechlin (Road to Perdition), Hugh Dancy (Black Hawk Down)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

James Foley (Glengarry Glen Ross), director; Niall Leonard (Wire in the Blood), writer; Dana Brunetti (Captain Phillips), Michael De Luca (The Social Network), E.L. James (Fifty Shades of Grey) and Marcus Viscidi (Rendition), producers; Danny Elfman (Edward Scissorhands), composer; John Schwartzman (Jurassic World), cinematographer; Richard Francis-Bruce (The Green Mile), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

After leaving her boyfriend Christian Grey (Dornan) due to his aggressive lifestyle, Anastasia “Ana” Steele (Johnson) is trying to move on from her relationship, but Christian – wounded from the break-up – proposes a new relationship where Ana makes the conditions instead of him. As they try to make their new normal relationship work, figures from Christian’s past begin to emerge that threaten to destroy them once and for all…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

The Fifty Shades trilogy is, for better or for worse, under way with the adaptation of the second book that features a lot less S&M and hopefully a lot more hilarity than the first wildly dull film.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 10TH FEBRUARY 2017

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