Bella Heathcote to Play Christian Grey’s Ex in ‘Fifty Shades Darker’

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Australian actress Bella Heathcote has been cast as Leila Williams in the Fifty Shades Darker. The film’s official Twitter account confirmed the news with a photo of Heathcote from the premiere of Pride and Prejudice and ZombiesIn case you didn’t know, Leila is a former lover and submissive of Christian Grey’s, who begins to stalk Ana in the Fifty Shades of Grey sequel.

This casting follows the announcement that Kim Basinger will play Mrs. Robinson — the woman who introduced Christian to the world of BDSM when he was 15. Meanwhile stars Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson will be reprising their famous roles.

James Foley will direct the next two Fifty Shades films back-to-back. Fifty Shades Darker will hit theaters on Feb. 10, 2017 and Fifty Shades Freed on Feb. 9, 2018.