Rita Ora joins Fifty Shades of Grey
Story by Jack Foley
RITA Ora has joined the cast of erotic drama Fifty Shades of Grey.
The British musician-actress will play Mia, the adopted younger sister of Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan).
Thus far, Ora is best known for her music career, which includes the breakout hit Hot Right Now. She went on to secure three consecutive No. 1 singles.
Her previous acting credits include a role in the 2004 British film Spivs and a cameo appearance in Fast & Furious 6.
Fifty Shades of Grey also stars Dakota Johnson as Anastasia Steele, a college student who falls for a mysterious and handsome billionaire, who reveals to her his world of S&M activities, and Eloise Mumford, Luke Grimes, Victor Rasuk, Jennifer Ehle and Max Martini.
Production began shooting on December 2 in Vancouver.
The film is based on EL James’ popular erotic novels and is being directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson from a script that has been worked on by Kelly Marcel (initial draft), Patrick Marber and Mark Bomback.
Fifty Shades of Grey is due for release on February 13, 2015.
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