Robinne Lee and Fay Masterson have joined the cast of Universal’s adaptation of E.L. James’ “Fifty Shades Darker.”
Kim Basinger, Eric Johnson and Bella Heathcote have also recently joined the cast, with Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan returning to reprise their roles of Anastasia Steele and Grey, respectively. James Foley is taking over directing reins from Sam Taylor-Johnson.
Luke Grimes, Eloise Mumford and Max Martini are also returning to the cast, with Michael De Luca and Dana Brunetti producing along with James and Marcus Viscidi. Niall Leonard and James are penning the script.
Universal is planning to shoot “Fifty Shades Darker” and the final pic, “Fifty Shades Freed,” back-to-back, with “Darker” set to bow Feb. 10, 2017. The last installment brought in $570 million worldwide, including $166 million domestically.
Lee will play an executive at Grey’s company. The actress recurred on the BET hit series “Being Mary Jane.” Her film credits include “Hitch,” “Seven Pounds” and “Hotel for Dogs.” She is represented by manager Darren Goldberg of Global Creative, Global Artists Agency and attorney Jamie Feldman of Lichter Grossman.
Masterson is currently recurring on TNT’s “The Last Ship.” She is repped by Global Artists Agency and Adam Levine at Industry Entertainment.