Fans of Fifty Shades of Grey are impatiently waiting for the Fifty Shades Darker movie release this coming Valentines 2017. Steamier and darker scenes got the fans drooling over the second installment of the Fifty Shades novel trilogy. Now, the movie is giving them another reason to drool even more — Fifty Shades Darker in virtual reality.
Director James Foley revealed behind-the-scene happenings and confirmed that Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan shot scenes with a VR team to be used for promotion purposes.
“Yeah, there’s marketing materials for behind-the-scenes [of Fifty Shades Darker], where after we finished shooting for the day, the actors would stay over and VR people would re-create a facsimile of the scene,” Foley confirmed, Deadline reported.
While this is interesting news, it doesn’t seem like we will not be seeing in 360-degree view Christian Grey’s godly body or Anastasia Steele’s sexy curves anytime soon. According to Foley, virtual reality has changed the way he sees filmmaking but the transition between traditional cinema and virtual reality will take time.
“My own personal instinct is that cinema is going to move to VR because it’s an extension of the visual language. For myself, watching the material they generated expanded my brain.”
“This all needs to be reinvented,” he added.
Th Fifty Shades Darker movie will premiere on February 2017 and Fifty Shades Freed will premiere in February 2018.
Johnson and Dornan will continue to play the roles of the kinky lovers for the last two installments. And Foley is also set to direct both movies if everything goes well between him and Fifty Shades Author E. L. James.
James Foley is the Director of the 1986 film At Close Range which was entered into the 36th Berlin International Film Festival. At present, Foley is concentrating on directing shows for the small screen, with popular TV shows on his belt including Hannibal, Netflix’s House of Cards and Fox’s Wayward Pines.