Search

Angelina Jolie ‘wants role’ in Fifty Shades of Grey film of ‘mummy porn’ book

08:46 31 July 2012

Angelina Jolie is said to want a role in the film version of Fifty Shades of Grey. Pic via Bang Showbiz

Angelina Jolie is said to want a role in the film version of Fifty Shades of Grey. Pic via Bang Showbiz

Archant

Angelina Jolie is reportedly lusting after a role in the move version Fifty Shades of Grey, the ‘mummy porn’ book by London author EL James.

Regarded as one of Hollywood’s sexiest actresses, Jolie is said to want to play lead role Anastasia Steele in the film.

The Tomb Raider star has apparently been reading the novel after being introduced to it while shooting her new film in the United Kingdom.

Workers on the set of Maleficent persuaded Angelina to pick up the book and since then she has become interested in a part in the forthcoming motion picture.

A source told the Daily Mirror newspaper: “Angelina kept hearing about the book while she was in the UK. All the girls on set were talking about it and how it’s being made into a film.

“Angelina went out and bought herself a copy, thinking she’d love a part in the hot topic on everyone’s lips at the moment. She knows the film is bound to be a huge hit.”

The fictional story tells the tale of a virginal girl slowly consumed by the charms of a man named Christian Grey.

The insider continued: “Ange is dead-set on a major part. She’s up for the challenge.”

Other stars in line for the role are Emma Watson, Katie Cassidy and Scarlett Johansson.

0 comments

Latest Entertainment Stories

Yesterday, 14:06
Clicia, in Stoke Newington Church Street

New team retain best of Turkish delight

Sunday, March 29, 2015
Mark Rose (Ralph) and Sally Grey (Nancy) in Frozen. Picture: Gareth McLeod

Jill Truman finds Bryony Lavery’s play a moving depiction of a mother’s pain.

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Gavin Ross as Mark Renton in Trainspotting. Picture: Christopher Tribble

Irvine Welsh’s cult tale of heroin addiction is not for the faint of heart, says Emma Lake.

Friday, March 27, 2015
Thomas Truax. Picture: Markus Jansen

Madcap American musician Thomas Truax tells Alex Bellotti about building his own instruments, Terry Pratchett and his new record, Jetstream Sunset.

Most read entertainment

Competitions

Funky adidias iPhone cases up for grabs!

We’ve teamed up with adidas Originals to give away four iPhone 5/5s cases.

A Sun-Maid goodie bag could be coming your way.

Easter is a time for reflection, thanks and celebration, and what better way could there be to spend the holiday than treating yourself to good company and great food?

Digital Edition

Image
Read the $m.global.archantvariables.NewspaperTitle e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder