30/04/2016 7:59 AM AEST | Updated 30/04/2016 8:03 AM AEST

The Trailer For 'Submission' Puts The Sex In 'Fifty Shades' To Shame

The new Showtime series premieres May 12.

If "Fifty Shades of Grey" was meant for the "mom" crowd, then Showtime's new scripted mini-series “Submission” is for the more adventurous type.

From the mind of acclaimed adult film director Jacky St. James, the six half-hour episodes debuting May 12 dive deep into the world of BDSM. The series follows a young woman, Ashley, who becomes involved with a mysterious erotic novelist, Nolan Keats, after reading his book, Slave.

Anastasia-Steele-turned-up enters into the complex world of whips, chains, swings and more, as she falls into a dangerous love triangle only to discover her own sexual boundaries and the endless possibilities of BDSM. 

"Submission" premieres May 12 on Showtime at 11 p.m. ET.

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