Callum Keith Rennie joins Fifty Shades of Grey
Story by Jack Foley
CALLUM Keith Rennie is the latest name to join the cast of Fifty Shades of Grey.
The 53-year-old actor will play Anastasia Steele’s stepfather, Ray, in the adaptation of EL James’s erotic novel.
Rennie’s most recent work includes the adventure film The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet, starring alongside Helena Bonham Carter.
He is also known for roles in TV hits Battlestar Galactica (pictured), 24 and Californication.
The character of Ray is Anastasia’s first stepfather in the book after her mother Carla (played by Jennifer Ehle) re-married. Anastasia considers Ray to be her “real” father compared to her mother’s current husband Bob (Dylan Neal).
Dakota Johnson has already been cast as Anastasia Steele, while Jamie Dornan is Christian Grey.
Sam Taylor-Johnson from a script that has been worked on by Kelly Marcel (initial draft), Patrick Marber and Mark Bomback.
The film is due for release on Valentine’s Day 2015.