'House of Cards' director, James Foley, might be directing 'Fifty Shades Darker,' the sequel to Universal’s erotic blockbuster.
'House of Cards' director, James Foley, is in talks to direct the upcoming sequels 'Fifty Shades Darker' and 'Fifty Shades Freed,' screen adaption of E.L. James novel trilogy.
The scripts have been written by Niall Leonard, who is the husband of author E.L. James.
The upcoming instalments will still star Dakota Johnson as Anastasia Steele, and Jamie Dornan as billionaire Christian Grey.
The sequel 'Fifty Shades Darker' will be produced by Michael De Luca and Dana Brunetti, alongside James.
Sam Taylor-Johnson, the director of the hit 2015 erotic romance movie 'Fifty Shades of Grey,' withdrew from directing the 'Darker' installment.
According to reports, the decision is as of a result of creative differences between her and E.L. James, the author of the novel on which the movie is based.
“While I will not be returning to direct the sequels, I wish nothing but success to whosoever takes on the exciting challenges of films two and three,” Taylor-Johnson had said.
Taylor-Johnson and Kelly Marcel from the 'Fifty Shades ' who scripted the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' blockbuster, also exited the franchise.
Watch 1st clip from upcoming 'Fifty Shades Darker.'