WATCH: ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Gets a Sexy Trailer

Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan in 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan in ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

Let’s be honest, anything less than a sexy trailer would’ve entirely missed the point. Still, this is the (green-band) clip that NBC’s The Today Show found to be a little ripe for early morning broadcast, because it features snippety scenes of… well the sort of thing you’d read about in the book Fifty Shades of Grey, by E.L. James.

So here it is, Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan, offices and elevators, gliders and bedroom ropes and all:

As for the Valentine’s Day release date, that’s either the cleverest marketing move ever or the end of traditional romance as we know it.

Let’s see, shall we?

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Fraser McAlpine

Fraser McAlpine

Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 15 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME, Guardian and MSN. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Radio 2. He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage. Fraser invites you to join him on Twitter: @csi_popmusic
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