50 Shades of Grey

'50 Shades of Grey' Casts Jennifer Ehle as the Mom

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by Britt Hayes October 07, 2013 07:17 PM
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Well this is interesting -- and not in a great way. 'Zero Dark Thirty' and 'Contagion' star Jennifer Ehle has been cast in the upcoming adaptation of mommy porn favorite '50 Shades of Grey.' No, she won't be grabbing a whip. The actress will be playing the role of Anastasia Steele's mother, who should be very concerned about what her daughter is doing.

'50 Shades of Grey' Casts Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam as Leads

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by Britt Hayes September 02, 2013 10:54 AM
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At long last, our national nightmare is over: Universal and Focus Features have found their leads for the upcoming adaptation of '50 Shades of Grey.' Dakota Johnson of 'The Social Network' has been cast as Anastasia Steele, the college student who enters into a dominant/submissive relationship with enigmatic businessman Christian Grey because fairy tales do come true, or something. Charlie Hunnam of 'Pacific Rim' and 'Sons of Anarchy' will play Christian.

'50 Shades of Grey' Gets 'Nowhere Boy' Director Sam Taylor-Johnson

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by Jacob Hall June 19, 2013 03:24 PM
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It's finally happening. After months of, "Nah, they won't actually make a '50 Shades of Grey' movie ... will they?," a director has officially boarded the adaptation of EL James' hugely popular novel. We're still not sure if we should send 'Nowhere Boy' director Sam Taylor-Johnson (yes, Aaron Taylor-Johnson's wife) our congratulations or our regrets. After all, the jury is still out as to how Universal and Focus Features will actually make a functioning movie out of this thing.