Fifty Shades whip­ping up over €800m

Irish Sunday Mirror - - NEWS - BY SYLVIA POWNALL

Jamie Dor­nan THE Fifty Shades film tril­ogy is set to take more than €816mil­lion at the box of­fice.

The third in the se­ries, Fifty Shades Freed, opens in cin­e­mas on St Valen­tine’s Day.

Ro­man­tics just can’t get enough of the love story be­tween Chris­tian Grey and Anas­ta­sia Steele.

Based on the nov­els by EL James, the movies star Jamie Dor­nan and Dakota John­son in the lead roles.

Sta­tis­tics from Dead­line show Fifty Shades Freed opened with €20mil­lion in­clud­ing pre­views on Fe­bru­ary 7.

This pushes the global box of­fice take for the bondage flicks to around €808mil­lion be­fore the third in­stall­ment’s gen­eral re­lease across 55 coun­tries.

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