Dylan Neal Will Play Anastasia Steele’s Stepfather in FIFTY SHADES OF GREY

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JULY 24: Dylan Neal attends Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel's "2013 Summer TCA" Press Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 24, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

It seems that casting announcements for FIFTY SHADES OF GREY is becoming a daily thing! Dylan Neal will play Bob, Anastasia Steele’s (Dakota Johnson) Stepfather and husband to Carla Adams (Jennifer Ehle). Dylan is best known for his roles in “Arrow,” “Dawson’s Creek,” and PERCY JACKSON & THE LIGHTNING THIEF. Filming has already started in Vancouver.

Don’t miss FIFTY SHADES OF GREY when it hits theaters nationwide on February 13, 2015!

More FIFTY SHADES OF GREY Casting News: Marcia Gay Harden is Christian Grey’s Mom

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FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, the most anticipated movie of 2015, has cast another member of the Grey family … the matriarch! Marcia Gay Harden will play Christian Grey’s mother. Announced yesterday was Christian’s adopted sister Mia. Marcia joins Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, Jennifer Ehle, Eloise Mumford, Victor Rasuk, Luke Grimes, and Rita Ora.

Filming has already begun in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Don’t miss FIFTY SHADES OF GREY when it hits theaters nationwide February 13, 2015!

Eloise Mumford to Play Anastasia’s Roommate in FIFTY SHADES OF GREY

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BREAKING! Eloise Mumford, best known for her TV roles in “The River” and “Lonestar,” has just been announced to be playing Anastasia Steele’s (Dakota Johnson) roommate, Kate. Also cast in the upcoming erotica movie are Christian Grey, Jamie Dornan, Anastasia Steele, Dakota Johnson, Elliot, Luke Grimes, José, Victor Rasuk, and Anastasia’s mother, Jennifer Ehle.

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY will start production next month in Vancouver.

Don’t miss FIFTY SHADES OF GREY when it hits theaters nationwide on February 13, 2015!

PHOTO: First Look At FIFTY SHADES OF GREY Cast and New Release Date

We have been discussing for weeks whether or not FIFTY SHADES OF GREY will be released on time and this morning we got our answer. The movie will now be released on February 13th 2015, six months later than originally planned. The news came as we also received our first official photo’s of Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan as Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey, these photos came from the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly where the FIFTY SHADES OF GREY star’s grace the cover.

Victor Rasuk Cast as Jose in FIFTY SHADES OF GREY

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Deadline is reporting that Victor Rasuk has been cast as Jose, classmate and good friend of Ana. Though he’s not so innocent in all of this, his friendship and desire to be more than friends with her makes him a competitor for Christian.  Oh, love triangles.

It feels like FIFTY SHADES is finally coming together.  Now that we’ve finally moved past the Charlie Hunnam confusion, replacing him with Jamie Dornan, who seems much more confident in this role, fans seem even more anxious to get the first glimpse of Christian and Ana on set!

Do you think Victor fits the role of Jose? Let us know in the comments!

 

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY Production Pushed Back

Looks like FIFTY SHADES OF GREY won’t be starting next month. According to THR, production has been pushed back to December 2nd.

Not very surprising considering that Charlie Hunnam, originally cast as Christian Grey, dropped out of the film last month due to scheduling conflicts.  Can’t film without Christian!

Jamie Dornan was screen tested opposite Dakota Johnson, cast as Anastasia Steele, for the director Sam Taylor- Johnson, the author E.L. James and producers Michael DeLuca and Dana Brunetti. Dornan accepted the role to fan reaction that was leaps and bounds better than it was for Hunnam.  And, to top it all off, Luke Grimes was cast as Christian’s brother, Elliot, just days ago!

From all the casting ups and downs that have occurred it makes a lot of sense for them to push back production. I’m still waiting to hear about all the other characters! The current release date for the film is August 1st 2014 – will they make it in time? We will see.

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“True Blood” Star Joins FIFTY SHADES OF GREY Cast

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Luke Grimes, who played James (the free love, hippie vampire Jessica uses as an escape from the real world) from HBO’s “True Blood”, has reportedly joined the cast of FIFTY SHADES OF GREY. Luke will play Christian Grey’s (Jamie Dornan) brother, Elliot.

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY is set to begin filming November 1st in Vancouver.

Jamie Dornan Cast as Christian Grey in FIFTY SHADES OF GREY

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And we have a new Christian Grey! After Charlie Hunnam’s surprising departure from the film the search was on for the new Christian. We reported a few days ago that Jamie Dornan and Billy Magnussen had done screen tests and Variety is reporting that Jamie has accepted the role!

Irish actor Jamie Dornan has been tapped to replace Charlie Hunnam as Christian Grey in the Universal and Focus adaptation of “Fifty Shades of Grey”.

Dakota Johnson co-stars as Anastasia Steele with Sam Taylor-Johnson on board to direct.

Universal and Focus Features declined to comment.

Fans that were rooting for Ian Somerhalder and Matt Bomer seem to be taking this new casting news pretty well. I’m excited for Jamie! I have to say, visually, Jamie matches the role a lot more than Charlie did. I wonder what his chemistry will be like with Dakota? Hmm..

What do you think? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!