Trailer for sequel breaks record

In "Fifty Shades Darker," a wounded Christian Grey tries to entice a cautious Ana Steele back into his life.

Fifty Shades Darker

The trailer beat "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" to take the spot with 114 million views in the first 24 hours of its release.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the trailer was watched 2 million more than the 112 million record set by The Force Awakens.

The sequel stars Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, and is based on the worldwide bestselling of same name.

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Synopsis:When a wounded Christian Grey tries to entice a cautious Ana Steele back into his life, she demands a new arrangement before she will give him another chance. As the two begin to build trust and find stability, shadowy figures from Christian’s past start to circle the couple, determined to destroy their hopes for a future together.The movie also stars Academy Award winner Marcia Gay Harden, Jennifer Ehle, Luke Grimes, Rita Ora, Victor Rasuk, Eloise Mumford and Max Martini, who are joined by Oscar winner Kim Basinger, Hugh Dancy, Bella Heathcote and Eric Johnson.

ALSO READ:"Fifty Shades Darker" is directed by James Foley, and produced by Michael De Luca, Dana Brunetti and Marcus Viscidi, alongside E L James, who wrote the blockbuster series.

The screenplay is by Niall Leonard, based on the book by James. “Fifty Shades of Grey” was a box office hit, grossing over $571 million worldwide.

“Fifty Shades Darker” hits theaters on February 10, 2017.

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