'Fifty Shades of Grey' movie adds more cast members

The 'Fifty Shades of Grey' movie recently added more cast members, including 'The Newsroom' actress Marcia Gay Harden.

By , Staff Writer

  • close
    'Fifty Shades of Grey' will star Marcia Gay Harden.
    View Caption

As the movie adaptation of E.L. James’ erotic bestseller “Fifty Shades of Grey” begins filming, more news has filtered in about who’s taking on roles.

As previously announced, after “Sons of Anarchy” actor Charlie Hunnam left the project, Jamie Dornan of “Once Upon a Time” took on the role of billionaire Christian Grey, while “Ben and Kate” actress Dakota Johnson is portraying protagonist Anastasia Steele. News had also broken previously that “Zero Dark Thirty” actress Jennifer Ehle will be portraying Anastasia’s mother, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Now, according to the Los Angeles Times, it’s been announced that actress Marcia Gay Harden will be playing Christian’s mother.

Recommended: 5 reasons 'Fifty Shades of Grey' is everywhere

Meanwhile, actress Eloise Mumford of “The River” will be portraying Anastasia’s roommate Kate, while “Being Flynn” actor Victor Rasuk will play Anastasia’s friend Jose, singer Rita Ora will portray Christian’s sister Mia, “Taken 2” actor Luke Grimes will play Christian’s brother Elliot, and “Pacific Rim” actor Max Martini will take on the role of the head of Christian’s security team.

Dornan recently spoke to Entertainment Weekly about the movie, saying that he “certainly [doesn’t] fear” the part of Christian Grey, while Johnson told EW, “I just really understand [the books]. I think it’s an incredible love story and that’s why it’s affected so many people.”

The movie is set to open on Feb. 13, 2015.

Share this story:
 
 
Make a Difference
Inspired? Here are some ways to make a difference on this issue.
Follow Stories Like This
Get the Monitor stories you care about delivered to your inbox.
 

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...