The cast and crew of Fifty Shades
"Production has confirmed that everyone working on location in the south of France is okay," Dana Brunetti, the film's producer, wrote in a Facebook post following the tragedy. "Everyone has been accounted for and is safe and sound. Thanks for everyone's message and concerns. Another sad day for France and the world."
The sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey, which stars Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan, has been shooting in the French Rivera for the last few weeks. Production was filming about 25 minutes outside the city of Nice, and had reportedly wrapped
Fifty Shades author EL James, who lives in London, took to Twitter on Thursday to speak on the attack. "Just heard about the horrendous event in Nice. Appalling," she wrote. "Thoughts are with the families of the dead and injured."
Just heard about the horrendous events in Nice. Appalling. Thoughts are with the families of the dead and injured.— E L James (@E_L_James) July 14, 2016
James also retweeted Brunetti's Facebook post and sent out a sweet message to the Fifty Shades team on Friday: "I'm so blessed with the crew and production team on these movies."
I am so blessed with the crew and production team on these movies.❤️— E L James (@E_L_James) July 15, 2016
Filming resumed on Friday, with Johnson and Dornan spotted filming atop a medieval castle in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin. The duo looked somber as they finished scenes surrounded by heavy security.
Watch Johnson and Dornan have a little fun on set in the video below.