Cara Delevingne may only be 20 years old, but she’s quickly making a name for herself in the entertainment industry. The gorgeous blonde model has reportedly auditioned for a small role in the highly anticipated “50 Shades Of Grey” movie … and director Sam Taylor-Johnson is rumored to want her in the film.
A source close to the model told The Sun that Delevingne has auditioned for “50 Shades Of Grey” and “is a front-runner for a part.” The former face of Burberry had a small role in 2012’s “Anna Karenina,” and is reportedly “desperate” to get the kinky “50 Shades” gig.
While a lot of actresses have had their names thrown into the mix for the coveted role of the innocent Anastasia Steele, Delevingne is said to be looking for a secondary part – and is closer to casting than most. During “Anna Karenina,” she worked alongside Aaron Taylor-Johnson … the husband of “50 Shades Of Grey” director Sam Taylor-Johnson. The insider dished that Sam Taylor-Johnson “wants her in the movie” for a “decent role” – but exactly what part is a bit of a mystery right now. Check out a couple roles that Cara Delevingne could be cast in:
Kate Kavanagh – Kate is Anastasia’s best friend and roommate. Kate was initially supposed to interview Christian Grey for the school newspaper, but became sick and made Anastasia cover for her.
Mia Grey – Mia is Christian Grey’s adopted sister. She’s very outgoing and strikes up a friendship with Anastasia.
Leila Williams – Leila was a former submissive of Christian Grey. Having a mental breakdown, she stalks Anastasia and Christian.
Ella – Ella is the biological mother of Christian Grey. The character of Ella was only visited through flashbacks in the “50 Shades Of Grey” books. Christian’s mother was a drug addict and prostitute, and committed suicide when he was four.
“Fifty Shades Of Grey” hits theaters on Aug. 1, 2014. No official casting announcements have been made.
Do you think Cara Delevingne will land a role in “50 Shades Of Grey?” What character part do you think she will play? Let us know your thoughts in the comment section.
Amanda Remling studied journalism at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, NJ.
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