Fifty Shades Of Grey Movie: Shailene Woodley Favourite For Lead Role

0
0
Subscribe to Shailene Woodley alerts


The 20-year-old actress, Shailene Woodley, best known for staring alongside George Clooney in The Descendents, has caught the eye of the British writer E.L. James to take on the role of Anastasia Steele in the Fifty Shades of Grey movie.

Woodley, who received a Golden Globe nod for her performance alongside Clooney, was first touted for the role in The Hollywood Reporter who said, "Shailene Woodley demonstrated her acting chops in the Oscar-nominated The Descendants and is said to have caught the eye of Fifty Shades of Grey author EL James." Jennifer Lawrence is also in line to take on the sought-after roll too, having made a huge impression as the lead in The Hunger Games trilogy. Emma Watson was also strongly linked to the role but recently dismissed rumours that she has been approached to play the lead role of Ana Steele. Youngsters Lucy Hale and Ashley Benson have also been linked to the coveted part, whilst screen veteran Angelina Jolie has apparently voiced her desire to take on the lead role - although her age might rule her out of contention.

Since being published last year, the notoriously raunchy Fifty Shades Of Grey has now sold more than 5.3 million copies to British readers alone, making it the UK's biggest-selling book of all time. The film adaptation will begin as soon as the cast has been chosen.


Contactmusic

Tags: Shailene Woodley - George Clooney - Jennifer Lawrence - Emma Watson - Lucy Hale - Ashley Benson - Angelina Jolie

0
0
Subscribe to Shailene Woodley alerts
Advertisement

More Shailene Woodley

A Week In Movies: Sony Gives In To Hackers, Night At The Museum 3 Holds Dual Premieres, Spectre Shoots In London And Trailers Promise Action And Romance This Spring

The big movie news this week has been Sony's decision to cancel the release of the James Franco/Seth Rogen comedy The Interview due to threats...

The Divergent Series: Insurgent Trailer

Following on from the events of 'Divergent', the mysterious government has discovered a magical maguffin which had the power to create the idyllic future they...

'Gone Girl' Wins Top Honour & 'The Imitation Game' Gains 4 Awards At 18th Annual Hollywood Film Awards [Pictures]

The results are in from the 18th Annual Hollywood Film Awards which were held at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles on Friday (14th November)....

The Divergent Series: Insurgent Trailer

Following the revelation that she is Divergent and not specialised for any of the dystopian Chicago factions, Tris (Shailene Woodley) uncovered a series of intrigue...

Advertisement

'White Bird in a Blizzard' Is Sort of a Bad Version of 'Gone Girl'

Shailene Woodley has made a varied start to her career in Hollywood - breaking through in Alexander Payne's superb comedy-drama The Descendants before making two...

Shailene Woodley And Director Gregg Araki Pose At The AOL Build Series Event

'Divergent' star Shailene Woodley appeared with movie director Gregg Araki, who she has been working with on the thriller 'White Bird in a Blizzard', in...

Shailene Woodley Talks Virginity At ‘White Bird In The Blizzard’ Premiere

Shailene Woodley is continuing her reign as the queen of the Young Adult movie market with her latest offering, White Bird In The Blizzard. But...

Shailene Woodley: 'White Bird In A Blizzard' Sex Scenes Were "Awkward"

Shailene Woodley and her White Bird in a Blizzard on-screen romantic interest, Shiloh Fernandez, have very different views about sex scenes.Shailene Woodley and director Gregg...

Advertisement

Comments

Shailene Woodley Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Shailene Woodley

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All