"Fifty Shades Darker" Nigerian film and censors board are patiently waiting to ban movie

With that intense elevator scene, restaurant scene and shower sex scenes, you can bet that the NFVCB can't wait for February 2017.

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After a productive week, a group of friends paid a visit to Genesis Deluxe Cinema on Friday, December 9. 2016, to see the movie "Office Christmas Party," and were told that the movie has been banned from showing in Nigeria cinemas.

An encore of the "Fifty Shades of Grey" 'public interest' trip?

On Friday 20, 2015, the much talked about "Fifty Shades of Grey" was removed from Nigeria cinemas after it screened in its first week of release in Nigeria.

Fifty Shades Darker play

Fifty Shades Darker

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Justifying their action, the National Film and Censors Board cited 'public interest' as the reason behind the ban of the movie. In a statement released, the NFVCB reaffirmed its resolve to attend to submitted movies with utmost dispatch and the display of due diligence in its role as the industry gatekeeper.

"The Fifty Shades of Grey" is a 2015 American erotic romantic drama based on the 2011 novel of the same name by E. L. James. It follows the story of Anastasia Steele, a college graduate who begins a sadomasochistic relationship with young business magnate Christian Grey.

The movie was banned in Nigeria because of its sexual content; a sexual content most fans of E.L James considered scanty.

play A sex scene from "Fifty Shades of Grey"

 

A sequel titled "Fifty Shades Darker" premieres worldwide on February 13, 2017. The first trailer was released in September and it set a record as the most watched trailer in 24 hours, with 114 million views across YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and other digital platforms.

A second trailer was released in December; a trailer which meets the sexpectaions of most followers. These trailers are devoid of obscene content. They simply stuck to thrilling viewers with intense chemistry, sexual moments and innuendos. It doesn't even have the popular BDSM the books are popular for.

play The 2014 erotic thriller "Addicted" screened in Nigeria cinemas

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But, you can bet that NFVCB who welcomed the 2014 erotic thriller "Addicted" into the cinemas but banned "Fifty of Shades of Grey," won't want you enjoying those intense scenes and chemistry between Christian Grey and Anastasia.

play Christian Grey and Anna in "Fifty Shades Darker"

play The elevator scene in "Fifty Shades Darker"

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On February 13, 2017, "Fifty Shades Darker"  will make its debut, and you can be rest assured that the NFCVB can't wait to play their part in the "fight against moral decadence," while making sure Nigerians remain as religious as they come.

Or maybe, just maybe, they would surprise us.

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