Fifty Shades Darker film trailer has officially broke the worldwide record for the most viewed trailer 24 hours after its initial release. The video has over 114 million views on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, and other internet video sharing platforms.
Fifty Shades Darker has officially dethroned Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer, which had 112 million views 24 hours after the initial trailer’s release.
The trailer shows a clip of Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan as reunited lovers Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey, who are trying to repair their previous relationship. The trailer only last a two minutes, but it’s enough to preview the dramatic plotline. The trailer previews the couple’s time at the elaborate masquerade ball and new actors who are going to make a dramatic impact on the couple’s lives.
The Fifty Shades Darker trailer video gained 39.4 million views in North America. Since the trailer was adapted to be viewed in 32 different filming markets, more countries around the world were able to view the video. The UK had over 18.9 million views, 12.4 million views in Brazil, 9.8 million views in France, 6.8 million views in Mexico, and 6 million views in Italy.
On the Fifty Shades of Grey Facebook page, the trailer received over 2.5 million views within the first hour of the video’s release.
The new movie is based off of E.L. James best-selling 2012 novel Fifty Shades of Grey. The film’s screenplay was written by James husband Niall Leonard.
The film will also star Hugh Dancy, Jennifer Ehle, Luke Grimes, Marcia Gay Harden, Rita Ora, and Kim Basinger.
The rights to the Fifty Shades of Grey film trilogy belong to Focus Features and Universal Pictures. The second film installment was produced by Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca, E.L. James, and Marcus Viscidi. The film was also directed by James Foley.
Fifty Shades Darker is expected to release in theaters on February 10th 2017. Fifty Shades Freed, the third film installment, is expected to be in theaters a year later on February 9th 2018.