Cattrall considers Fifty Shades role

Last updated 09:42 23/10/2012
kim c
Reuters
MOVING ON: Kim Cattrall is in the running for the role of mysterious older woman Elena Lincoln in Fifty Shades of Greu.

Relevant offers

Film

What We Do In The Shadows ripped off by UK gambling ad Margot Robbie set to play role of Queen Elizabeth in Mary Queen of Scots Harry Styles hints he will be playing Mick Jagger in biopic Handsome Devil: Can one movie help bring gay rugby players out of the lockers? Graeme Tuckett's movies: Going in Style and Raw Captain America Chris Evans to make Broadway debut Viggo Mortensen joins actors criticising Argentina's president Actor Lily Collins on the day Warren Beatty rescued her career Taika Waititi casts himself in Marvel's Thor Kiwi soldiers who escaped an 'escape-proof' Italian POW camp to get blockbuster treatment

Kim Cattrall hasn't ruled out starring in Fifty Shades of Grey.

The Sex and The City actress confirmed she is being considered for the role of mysterious older woman Elena Lincoln in the big screen adaptation of the racy novel. Cattrall revealed she is up against Uma Thurman for the sexy part.

"As far as I'm aware it's potentially between me and Uma Thurman," Kim told Australian radio show hosts Kyle and Jackie O. "I think we are in minds at the moment. That's based on a lot of people's blogs and desires at the moment. As far as I know they are still writing the script so the casting is some way down the line."

Cattrall, who has previously denied any involvement in the film, could have an advantage over Uma in the casting race for Fifty Shades of Grey. It has recently been revealed that Thurman has signed to another upcoming movie project - Lars Von Trier's film, Nymphomaniac, while Cattrall can fit the project into her schedule.

The 56-year-old star explained she is a fan of the erotic books.

"It's just been a sensation," Cattrall gushed. "It's truly extraordinary. Especially women on their kindles and with the way we like to whisper things!"

Whoever does play Elena is likely to share some steamy scenes with the lead male character Christian Grey. Stars linked to the role include Ryan Gosling, Ian Somerhalder, Matt Bomer and Chris Pine.

Ad Feedback

- Cover Media

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content