Variety is reporting that Eric Johnson (The Knick) has been cast as Jack Hyde in Fifty Shades Darker. In the film Hyde is the new boss and would-be suitor to Dakota Johnson‘s Anastasia Steele and the rival to Jamie Dornan‘s Christian Grey.
Obviously Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson are set to return as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steel for Fifty Shades Darker and Fifty Shades Freed. Kim Basinger joins the franchise as Elena Lincoln, the woman who introduced Grey to the world of BDSM. Also coming to the franchise is Arielle Kebbel who will play Gia Matteo. The film is scheduled for Valentines Day 2017 and the following year as well.