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'Fifty Shades Darker' Begins Filming In Vancouver

It's here.

The highly-anticipated "Fifty Shades Of Grey" sequel, "Fifty Shades Darker," began filming in Vancouver this week — and it sent fans into a tizzy.

Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan returned to Gastown to get things rolling, reprising their roles as Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey.

Luke Grimes, Bella Heathcote, and Eric Johnson were also spotted on set. Heathcote plays Leila Williams — Grey's ex-lover — while Grimes plays the millionaire's brother, Elliot.

Eric Johnson plays Christian Grey's rival, Jack Hyde.

The cast and crew shot the original movie in Vancouver in 2014. The city's tourism agency even promoted locations used in the film, suggesting that tourists "rub up" against the "sensual spots" the next time they swung through the area.

A rainy jogging scene shot on the famous Stanley Park Seawall was a particular fan favourite. (We'll leave it to you to check out why.)

"Fifty Shades Darker" is set for release in 2017.

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