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It is a truth universally acknowledged that a movie in possession of smokin' hot source material must be in want of more than two actors.
Jennifer Ehle is in talks to play Anastasia Steele's mom in the upcoming film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey starring Dakota Johnson as the sexually inexperienced college student who falls under the spell of mysterious, S&M-practicing billionaire Christian Grey.
Deadline.com was first to report the desired casting coup.
We'd say that the fresh-faced 43-year-old is just old enough to be believable as the 21-year-old Steele's mom. (Johnson is 24.)