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50 Shades of Grey Casts Anastasia’s Mother

Now that the film adaptation of the E.L. James novel Fifty Shades of Grey has found its Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) and Christian Grey (Charlie Hunnam), it's fleshing out the rest of the cast. The Hollywood Reporter confirmed Monday that Jennifer Ehle will play Carla, the college-age Anastasia’s mother. There’s no word from Bret Easton Ellis on the one-time Elizabeth Bennet's casting, so let's assume she was the first choice for the role.