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Christian Grey's Brother Added To Cast Of 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

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by Kevin Jagernauth
October 25, 2013 3:40 PM
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So, next summer Universal is going to try and make Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson "happen" in the sexytimes blockbuster "Fifty Shades Of Grey." Whether or not the pop cultural phenomenon will cross over into a big screen hit remains to be seen. This writer wonders if people really want to share their kinks collectively at the multiplex, but I digress. Either way it's happening and more actors are joining.

Luke Grimes, perhaps best known for his TV stints on "True Blood" and "Brothers & Sisters," has joined the movie as Elliot Grey, which as you probably figured out, is Christian Grey's brother. I haven't read the book and I won't, but here's what Wiki had to say: 

Elliot Grey is the adoptive son of Carrick Grey and Dr. Grace Trevelyan-Grey  and elder brother to Christian Grey and Mia Grey. He is introduced in Fifty Shades of Grey  when he accompanies his brother Christian to pick up a drunk Anastasia Steele at a bar in Portland. There he meets Kate Kavanagh , who becomes his girlfriend and eventually his wife. He and Kate then have a daughter named Ava Grey. He becomes the uncle of Theodore Raymond Grey and Phoebe Grey and brother-in-law to Anastasia Steele.

Yay, nay? Tell us obsessive fans of the book series. "Fifty Shades Of Grey" arrives on August 1, 2014. [Variety]

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4 Comments

  • Baya | October 27, 2013 11:54 AMReply

    Yeah, he'll do. Elliot Grey doesn't have much of presence in the book, just a filler. Because 50 Shades was originally Twilight fanfiction, I always pictured Kellen Lutz as the Elliot/Emmett character, but really, any attractive guy will fit the part. I liked Luke Grimes in True Blood, though.

  • iddyots | October 26, 2013 4:29 AMReply

    Yeah that's smart, don't do any research as a journalist like to read the darn book you're writing about. That's right, don't do your homework. Stay ignorant. If this was my blog, I would fire you and send you back to journalism school. You never do a story without having an understanding about what you're writing about. YOU'RE IN THE ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS FOR GOD'S SAKES! READ THE DARN BOOK! OTHERWISE, DON'T WRITE ABOUT THIS SUBJECT. It's just that simple.

  • Mowrawns | October 28, 2013 9:38 AM

    Yeah, and next thing you know, they're going to do a review of Captain America: The Winter Soldier without reading all the Captain America comics. READ THE DARN COMIC!

  • Susie | October 26, 2013 7:25 AM

    No one should have to read this book as part of his job. They missed the window on this one, in my opinion. They should have put something on film fast and released it this past summer.

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