Dakota Johnson wants to see more of her on-screen lover in the “Fifty Shades of Grey” sequel. Just before she’s due to begin filming the second installment in the E.L. James erotica series, Johnson shared her desire to see more nude scenes in “Fifty Shades Darker.”
“I’m going to make him get fully naked in the next one,”Johnson, 26, said of co-star Jamie Dornan, who plays Christian Grey, on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live” Wednesday. The Anastasia Steele actress, who had more nude scenes in the 2015 blockbuster than her male counterpart, said she’s aware “everybody wants to see the D … the Dornan D!”
Host Andy Cohen agreed with Johnson’s sentiments, which came about after a fan inquired if she thought it was fair fans saw less of Dornan’s body in the original film. Cohen commented the sequel needs to be “bigger and better.”Johnson joked they should start a “movement” or a “campaign” in order to get their nudity wishes fulfilled.
Watch Dakota Johnson on “Watch What Happens Live” below:
Johnson’s comments about “Fifty Shades Darker” come just shy of one week before the movie is due to start filming. Last month, the Directors Guild of Canada, BC District Council production list revealed that the movie, which is listed under the working name “Further Adventures of Max & Banks 2 & 3,” will begin shooting in Vancouver Feb. 16.
While it has not been confirmed by Universal Pictures, YVR Shoots has reported that filming will take place at 110 E. Cordova St. from Feb. 16-24 and Feb. 29. The crew will also reportedly shoot several scenes at 120 Powell St., the location used for Ana’s apartment, in March.
“Fifty Shades Darker” will continue Ana and Christian's love story. Despite breaking up at the end of “Fifty Shades of Grey,” the new movie will see the former BDSM partners reunite. New casting announcements reveal that the movie will closely follow James’ book with Ana learning more about Christian’s life in "Darker." In January, James announced that Kim Basinger will star as Christian’s former lover Elena Lincoln/Mrs. Robisnon. Actress Bella Heathcote will play Christian’s former – and mentally ubstable – submissive, Leila Williams.
“Fifty Shades Darker” premieres Feb. 10, 2017. The third and final film in the series, “Fifty Shades Freed,” will debut in February 2018.