Kim Basinger (L.A. Confidential, 8 Mile) has been cast in the upcoming Fifty Shades of Grey sequel, Fifty Shades Darker. Basinger is the first new cast member Universal Pictures has announced for the sequel.
According to Variety, Basinger will play Elena Lincoln, also known as Mrs. Robinson, a key character from the books who played a pivotal role in Christian Grey’s (Jamie Dornan) teenage years.
The Fifty Shades of Grey sequel won’t be Basinger’s first risque film; the actress previously starred in 9 1/2 Weeks, a film about a woman involved in a sadomasochistic affair.