Soon, Hugh Dancy will start giving advice to an obsessive narcissist with violent tendencies — thank goodness he got all that treatment from Hannibal Lecter. Dancy has signed on to play Dr. John Flynn, psychiatrist to Christian Grey, in Fifty Shades Darker. Dancy joins Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, Kim Basinger, Tyler Hoechlin, Rita Ora, and Marcia Gay Harden in the film, which is directed by James Foley. Dr. Flynn hails from Britain but pulls a Frasier and moves to Seattle, so it seems Dancy will get to use his actual British accent in the face of Dornan’s attempts at an American one. Darker premieres on February 10, 2017. Let’s all pretend it’s a fourth season of Hannibal.
The doctor is in. Photo: Alberto E. Rodriguez/2016 Getty Images