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The first official trailer for Fifty Shades Darker has been viewed online 114 million times in the past 24 hours, according to Universal.
The spot debuted on Sep. 14 at 8 a.m. PT, and racked up its multimillion view count across all digital platforms — YouTube, Facebook, Instagram etc. Within the first hour of the trailer’s debut, the trailer received more than 2.5 million views on Fifty Shades domestic Facebook page alone.
Darker was viewed 39.4 million times in North America but the majority of online views came from over 32 international markets like the U.K., Mexico and France, where the spot received 74.6 million official views.
Previously the highest performing full-length trailer was the preview for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which racked up 112 million views online in 24 hours.
The Force Awakens broke the record set by its own teaser trailer, the second to debut for the movie, which screened in April 2015 at Star Wars Celebration and amassed 88 million views in the first 24 hours.
Darker will see the return of Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele in the adaptation of the second installment in E.L. James’ best-selling book series. The first film in the series, Fifty Shades of Grey, grossed over $571 million at the global box office.
Born: Hugh Dancy
Birth Date: 19 June 1975
Birth Place: Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK
This talented British actor is one of the UK’s most up and coming talents. He first got started with roles in series such as “Trial & Retribution: Episode #2.1” (1998), “Dangerfield” (1995), “Kavanagh QC” (1995) and Granada’s popular series “Cold Feet” (1997) and his theater appearances include Sam Mendes’s David Copperfield (2000) (TV) and BBC’s Madame Bovary (2000) (TV). He also portrayed D’Artagnan in the series Young Blades (2001).
Dancy’s appearance in Ridley Scott’s war drama Black Hawk Down (2001) as Medic Kurt Schmid was followed with starring roles in Tempo (2003) with Melanie Griffith and Rachael Leigh Cook and The Sleeping Dictionary (2003). He will be playing Prince Charmont opposite Anne Hathaway in the upcoming Ella Enchanted (2004) and Galahad in King Arthur (2004). His mother, Sarah, is a publisher, father, Jonathan, a writer and philosophy professor at Reading University. He has a brother, Jack (b. 1977) and a sister, Kate (b. 1980).