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Universal has released the first full trailer for the hotly-anticipated sequel Fifty Shades Darker, directed this time by James Foley (House of Cards).
In this entry, Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan return as uneasy lovers Christian Grey and Ana Steele, as well as they are set to return in the third followup, Fifty Shades Freed.
Sam Taylor-Johnson, who directed Fifty Shades of Grey, will not return to direct Fifty Shades Darker, the sequel to this year’s smash hit starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan.
Taylor-Johnson has officially split from the barely-BDSM film franchise adaptation of E L James’ best-selling book trilogy for Universal.
Neill Blomkamp‘s R-rated, original sci-fi thriller Chappie claims No. 1 spot despite its unremarkable $13.3 million gross, which is $5 million short of expectations.
A Vince Vaughn vehicle Unfinished Business performed notably worse and barely made the top ten with $4.8 million in its debut.
Will Smith’s Focus topped the box office with a modest $19.1 million on its debut weekend and kncked off the kinky sex tale Fifty Shades of Grey. Also starring The Wolf of Wall Street standout Margot Robbie, the crime caper/drama/actioner surprised by the depth of psychology used in the movie.
The R-rated sex thriller Fifty Shades of Grey suffers 73 percent decline in its second weekend (the biggest drop ever for a film with an extra-wide release), but it remains to beat at the box office. New release The DUFF outperforms McFarland, USA; Hot Tub Time Machine 2 flops.
Update: After dominating the domestic box office, the big-screen adaptation of E.L. James’ look at a billionaire and the bondage fetish that ties him to a college journalist has become a hit overseas as well, earning an impressive $267 million worldwide.
According to estimates Sunday, the animated Nickelodeon-Paramount spinoff opened to much larger than expected $56 million,