Jennifer Ehle Joining ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ As Anastasia Steele’s Mother

MIKE FLEMING JR
7 October 2013
Jennifer Ehle Joining ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ As Anastasia Steele’s Mother

EXCLUSIVE: Universal Pictures and Focus Features are negotiating with Jennifer Ehle to play the role of Carla in Fifty Shades Of Grey. Carla is the mother of Anastasia Steele, she’s a strong Southern woman on her fourth marriage. Dakota Johnson plays Anastasia and Charlie Hunnam plays Christian Grey in the Sam Taylor-Johnson directed adaptation of the EL James novel trilogy that is being produced by Michael De Luca and Dana Brunetti. Ehle recently wrapped the Jose Padilha-directed Robocop and the Alan Rickman-directed A Little Chaos. She was last seen most memorably in the Kathryn Bigelow-directed Zero Dark Thirty. She’s repped by ICM Partners.

Related stories

Charlie Hunnam Gets Christian Grey Role In ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’

‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Gets August 1, 2014 Release Date

Focus Features Day 2: Who’ll Stay?

Get more from Deadline.com: Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Newsletter

What to read next

MS in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling

Receive a $7,500 grant when you start classes on May 31. Request free info!

HPE Helps Enable Workplace Productivity

Hewlett Packard Enterprise helps you deliver rich, secure digital experiences to employees and customers.

To Investors Who Want to Retire Comfortably

If you have a $500,000 portfolio, download “The 15-Minute Retirement Plan” by Forbes columnist Ken Fisher’s firm.

Trade U.S. equities online for just $7.95

Fidelity is lower than TD Ameritrade, Schwab and E*Trade. Open an account today.

Insurance Agency Marketing Services

ITC offers powerful online marketing to drive profitable growth. Watch a Demo on ITC's Insurance Website Builder.