Scenes were being filmed in Nice, France at the same time of the Nice terror attacks in July 2016.
There was talk that Jamie Dornan wouldn't reprise his role as Christian Grey but those rumors were put to rest as of February 25th 2015 when his agent stated he was devoted to the sequels.
The cover for "Fifty Shades Freed" is the exact opposite of "Fifty Shades of Grey". For the first movie cover Anastasia is the one with her arms up while Christian is the one about to kiss her, for this movie cover Christian is the one with his arms up while Anastasia is about to kiss him.
Kim Basinger was set to return as series antagonist Elena Lincoln, even briefly appearing in the trailers, but her scenes were ultimately cut from the final edit.
Dakota Johnson's fourth consecutive movie to debut on Valentine's Day weekend. The first was Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) , the second was How to Be Single (2016), and the third was Fifty Shades Darker (2017).
Second Dakota Johnson movie to have a Hailee Steinfeld song in its soundtrack. The first was How to Be Single (2016), which also starred Steinfeld's Pitch Perfect 2 (2015) co-star, Rebel Wilson.
I'm the book, written by E.L. James, Kate has a brother named Ethan who ends up dating Mia. He is not in the trilogy.
To create Gia Matteo, Arielle Kebbel chose red well-manicured nails to represent the elegant control of her character. As seen on The IMDb Show (2017).