The Fifty Shades of Grey book trilogy uncovered a new type of relationship to romance novel readers all across the world. While the trilogy isn’t the first to cover BDSM topics or partnerships, it was one of the most talked about, and rightfully so; everyone was reading the books when they came out.
The books quickly turned into more of an experience for readers and also opened up the window for conversation about BDSM – while some people thought it was a terrible look into the world, others thought it was an accurate portrayal and most people grew curious, one way or the other. Regardless of what people thought – the chatter grew and only continued to do so as the first film was released in 2015.
Now, nearly two years later, the first look at Fifty Shades Darker has been released and this film seems to give a much deeper look into who both Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey truly are.
The preview takes you through a masquerade ball, an apology, a compromise, and a harsh truth; all of which will be further explained when the movie premieres on valentines day in 2017. Christian’s life has darkness in it which Anastasia knew nothing of before meeting him, and a question seems to be posed, is she the first woman who has ever tried to save him from himself?
The film undoubtedly has romance but it also explores dominant and submissive roles and whether or not they should exist past the bedroom. While Christian tries to work through experiencing love for the first time, Anastasia works with trying to draw lines and become more comfortable in a lifestyle her beau was used to for so long.
Forget the past and slip into something a shade darker.
Another notable figure in this trailer is Kim Bassinger who will portray “Mrs. Robinson”, someone crucial in Christian Grey becoming Christian Grey.
Fifty Shades Darker will be more sexy, dangerous, and well…dark than the first film; so if you haven’t seen what the fuss is about yet, now is the time to catch up.
‘…but I knew him’