Stars are Lining up for Fifty Shades Of Grey

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY – Universal Pictures

Rita Ora has been cast in Universal Pictures and Focus Features adaptation of E L James’ best-selling novel “Fifty Shades of Grey.” She will play the role of “Mia,” the adopted younger sister of Christian Grey.
Rita Ora
The multi-talented Ora is predominantly known as the chart topping musician signed to RocNation Label. In 2012, Ora made her mark on the music scene with her first breakout smash hit single “Hot Right Now,” which was the first of three consecutive No. 1 singles.

Ora’s debut Platinum album ‘ORA’ also entered the U.K. charts at No.1, and subsequently enjoyed worldwide success. Ora kicked off 2013 with her own sold out Tour and was nominated for an incredible THREE BRIT Awards. She was 2013 Harpers Bazaar Woman of the Year.

Ora is an Albanian-born British singer-songwriter born in Pristina, Kosovo on 1990. At age one her family decided to move to the United Kingdom. She began singing and acting from a young age. In 2004, she appeared in the British film Spivs. Ora has most recently made a cameo appearance in the recently released box office smash Fast & Furious 6. In addition, she was featured in significant campaigns for DKNY; she was handpicked by Madonna to be the face of her “Material Girl,” fashion line; and she has been confirmed as the new face of Rimmel for 2014.

Academy Award®-winning actress Marcia Harden will play the role of Dr. Grace Trevelyan Grey, the adoptive mother of Christian Grey, Mia Grey, and Elliot Grey.

Harden recently wrapped shooting for Woody Allen’s upcoming film, Magic in the Moonlight, and is currently starring in HBO’s award-winning hit The Newsroom, the ABC comedy series Trophy Wife and the recently-released Parkland.

Jamie Dornan will star in this hotly anticipated film adaptation in the iconic role of Christian Grey and stars opposite Dakota Johnson as Anastasia Steele. Joining them in the cast are Eloise Mumford as Kate, Anastasia’s best friend and roommate; Luke Grimes as Christian’s brother, Elliot; Victor Rasuk as Anastasia’s close friend, José; Jennifer Ehle as Anastasia’s mother, Carla; and Max Martini as Christian Grey’s bodyguard and head of his security team, Jason Taylor.

Michael de Luca and Dana Brunetti are producing alongside E L James, with Sam Taylor-Johnson directing.

Kelly Marcel wrote the initial draft of the screenplay with subsequent script work from Patrick Marber and Mark Bomback.


Based on the #1 bestselling book “Fifty Shades of Grey” by E L James, Fifty Shades of Grey follows the relationship of 27-year-old billionaire Christian Grey and college student Anastasia Steele. “Fifty Shades of Grey” has become a global phenomenon. The subsequent novels in the series are “Fifty Shades Darker” and “Fifty Shades Freed.” The trilogy has been translated in 52 languages worldwide since its release. To date, the “Fifty Shades” trilogy has sold more than 90 million copies worldwide in e-book and print, making it one of the fastest-selling book series ever.

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