Sexy Fifty puts the Force in the shade
THE steamy scenes between Christian Grey and Anastacia Steele have overpowered the Stormtroopers' combat skills.
The sensuous official trailer for Fifty Shades Darker has gone wildly viral with 114 million views in just 24 hours, Universal Studios said.
This dethroned current record-holder Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which had 112 million views in April.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the erotic romance film trailer's massive views is a sum of the views from several social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
Within the trailer's first hour on Facebook, it received 2.5 million views.
Overall, the Fifty Shades Darker trailer was seen 29.4 million times in the United States and Canada.
It had 74.6 million views in 32 other nations, including France, Mexico and Britain.
Dakota Johnson (Steele) and Jamie Dornan (Grey) reprise their roles in the film based on E.L. James' second novel in the blockbuster Fifty Shades trilogy.
The first film, Fifty Shades Of Grey, grossed more than US$571 million (S$781 million) globally last year.
Fifty Shades Darker opens on Feb 10 next year.
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