Fifty Shades Darker is a romantic erotic drama film directed by James Foley and written by Niall Leonard, adapted from the novel Fifty Shades Darker by E. L. James. It is the second film in the Fifty Shades film series, and is also the sequel to the 2015 film Fifty Shades of Grey, starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan. in the lead roles Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey, with Eric Johnson, Eloise Mumford, Bella Heathcote, Rita Ora, Luke Grimes, Victor Rasuk, Kim Basinger and Marcia Gay Harden as supporting characters.
Principal photography on Fifty Shades Black and its sequel Fifty Shades Free began on February 9, 2016 in Paris and Vancouver. Fifty Shades of Black premiered in the US on February 10, 2017. In Vietnam, the film is labeled C18 and began to be shown on the evening of February 10, half a day later than scheduled due to a meeting some problems related to film censorship. The film received many negative reviews from critics, mainly criticizing the screenplay, acting as well as the plot of the film. Fifty Shades of Black has grossed $380.9 million USD.
Christian Gray (Jamie Dornan) after breaking up with his girlfriend, had many nightmares about his childhood being sexually abused. Anastasia "Ana" Steele (Dakota Johnson) has started a new job as an assistant to Jack Hyde (Eric Johnson), an editor at Seattle Independent Publishing who seems to have a lot of interest in Ana. . That afternoon, she attends a photo exhibition of Jose Rodriguez (Victor Rasuk) and is surprised to find Christian is also there. Although she was a little reluctant, she agreed to have dinner with him. Christian says he wants her back, but Ana hesitates when she learns he's just a sex beater. He asserts that he has changed and will agree to Ana's suggestion of not keeping secrets and not masochistic if they return to their previous relationship. And she agreed. A few days later, Ana is harassed by a girl who looks quite similar to her. Ana then meets Jack at a pub. Christian sees Ana's boss trying to flirt with her, so he quickly interrupts and warns Ana about Jack's intentions. Christian also reveals to Ana that his company has acquired SIP, where Ana works. After a breakfast with Christian, Ana suddenly noticed the girl from before watching her from afar. When she asked Christian about the girl's identity, he hesitated to answer immediately. Returning home, he reveals to Ana the other girl is Leila Williams (Bella Heathcote), one of his former followers. Christian further tells Ana that after his contract with Leila ended, Leila wanted more for the relationship between the two, but he didn't want that. Leila later had a husband, but that husband died not long after the wedding. This caused Leila to break down and she had been stalking Ana and Christian for a while. Later, Christian invites Ana to a masked dance at his adoptive parents' house. Christian takes Ana to Esclava, a beauty salon, to help her get ready for the ball. There, she meets Elena Lincoln (Kim Basinger), who previously introduced Christian to the BDSM lifestyle. Ana is angry that he brought her there, and is surprised to learn that he co-owns the salon with Elena. At the prom, Ana learns that Christian has been expelled from four different high schools. She also learns that Christian's biological mother is a prostitute. He reveals that she committed suicide and that he was later taken to the hospital, where he met Grace Trevelyan Gray (Marcia Gay Harden), who cared for and later adopted him. Later, Ana was threatened by Elena, forcing her to break up with Christian. Ana rejects Elena's warning and tells her not to interfere in their relationship. When the two got home, they discovered Ana's car had been vandalized by Leila.
Dakota Johnson as Anastasia "Ana" Steele
Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey
Eric Johnson as Jack Hyde
Eloise Mumford as Katherine "Kate" Kavanagh
Bella Heathcote as Leila Williams
Rita Ora as Mia Grey