Spicy New Details About '50 Shades' Sequel Have Been Revealed

The film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey is still about seven months away from being released, but that isn't -- reportedly -- stopping Universal Studios from getting ready for the next installment, Fifty Shades Darker.

Universal Studios is wisely betting that the highly anticipated movie about Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey's spicy romance will be huge.

How much of a safe bet is this? Let's look at the numbers. According to The Tracking Board, the film will cost $40 million to produce. If just 11 percent of the people who bought the book (which sold 70 million copies) go to see the movie, the studio will make approximately $60 million, which is a profit of $20 million, deeming the project a success. If I were a betting woman, I would SO put money on the odds that it will make WAY more than $60 million.

Apparently the cast hasn't "officially" signed on to the follow-up yet, and there isn't any word if director Sam Taylor-Johnson will be on board, but the producers and the executive producer will remain attached.

What do we know about Fifty Shades Darker?

The film will focus on Anastasia breaking things off with the tormented Christian. While Anastasia attempts to break free and to focus on her career at a Seattle publishing house, the lure of Christian is far too seductive to ignore. She accepts his new "arrangement," and the steaminess continues. We'll also meet "philanderer" Jack Hyde, the editor who tries to blackmail Anastasia, Mrs. Robinson, the woman who seduced Christian when he was just 15 years old, and Leila Williams, one of Christian's former submissives. Is it hot in here, or it just us!

Which are you more excited for? Fifty Shades of Grey or Fifty Shades Darker?


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nonmember avatar Jess

I would rather see Fifty Shades Darker than Fifty Shades of Grey. Its a better book and has a better story.

And yes, I liked these books for what they are. Fluff, but entertaining.

Debbie Tozer

I want to see all 3 books.:)

nonmember avatar Katerina

OMG!!! I love to see all the three books of course but I believe that the Fifty Shades Darker will be far away better than the first one. In the first book Christian is destant even cruel because of his fuckedupness but in the second book he breaks down the walls that he errected around him in all his life to protect his wounded soul and the pure andeluted love reveals. It is a glorious love story and I can't wait to see it all!!!

nonmember avatar Felicia Fleming

I am "Extremrly" excited about seeing Fifty Shades of Grey, and I do agree with you about the amount of money this film will bring in, Im sure it will be a box office blow out!!!!!! However, if they do film Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed, they better get the same actors and actresses If they make any changes in that, I for one will "Not" be going to see them!!!!!!!!

nonmember avatar Lindsey

I loved the books... I do believe a lot of people will go and see 50 shades of grey. Although I did watch the trailer and the characters in the movie are nothing like the book describes... going by the books description of the characters... so that is most definitely going to throw most readers off. In my opinion that is.. hair color and all have a very significant role in the books. And again that is just my opinion..

nonmember avatar Lindsey

I loved the books... I do believe a lot of people will go and see 50 shades of grey. Although I did watch the trailer and the characters in the movie are nothing like the book describes... going by the books description of the characters... so that is most definitely going to throw most readers off. In my opinion that is.. hair color and all have a very significant role in the books. And again that is just my opinion..

Nicola Lane

I think all 3 films will be a success , but the 2nd has a lot of exciting elements, so I think for those who haven't read the books will prefer the 2nd film , for me the way there love developes in the 2nd book is beautiful , the changes in Christian,and the way he realises how much he loves Ana & how strong she is ( it ticks all the boxes for me ! ) when I first read the books I found it difficult to imagen Christian ( as their aren't many ' drop dead gorgeous red heads ' out there ! ) so that was the one thing that has disappointed me about the casting , so it's taken a while to get used to Jamie , I still think at the very least he should be blond !

I hope the producers Don't change the main cast actors ! That would be a big mistake ( the books are one love story split in to 3 books & the films should be the same part 1,2,&3 )

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