Fifty Shades Darker director James Foley gives us a sneak peek at the editing process

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The Fifty Shades Darker trailer broke records, but that's only the beginning, as director James Foley gives us an insight as to what could be left behind on the cutting room floor.

The Fifty Shades Darker trailer broke records as the most viewed preview within 24 hours of its release and even knocked Star Wars: The Force Awakens off the top spot. But the excitement has only just begun, as James Foley, the director of the sequels Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed, shared a picture on his Twitter account, of himself hiding out in the cutting room, editing the final bits of the movie to be ready for viewing pleasure. Behind his intense stare at the camera, we see a shot of Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey craning his neck to look up at something, or someone, and on one of the many screens we see Christian and Dakota Johnson's Anastasia Steele in the throes of passion. This is the longest part of the post-production process, so thank goodness that he has a cup of tea on this desk.

Fifty Shades Darker spells trials and tribulations for Ana and Christian as people from their past come back to haunt them. Bella Heathcote gets her creeper on as Leila Williams, Christian's ex-submissive who was seen stalking Ana's every move in the trailer, and disconcertingly the two women look very much alike. Kim Basinger will make her long-awaited appearance as Elena Lincoln, aka Mrs. Robinson, the woman who introduced Christian to the world of BDSM, and who is quite clearly not a fan of her former lover's relationship with Ana. Finally, we will see Eric Johnson as Jack Hyde, Christian's life-long nemesis who also happens to be Ana's boss at Seattle Independent Publishing, doing all he can to sabotage the couple's chances of ever being truly happy. It's safe to say that Ana and Christian have got their work cut out for them. What are you most excited to see in Fifty Shades Darker?

Source: Twitter: @JamesFoleyJr