Jennifer Ehle ("Zero Dark Thirty," "Pride and Prejudice") is in negotiations for the role of 'Carla' in the upcoming "Fifty Shades Of Grey" film adaptation at Universal Pictures and Focus Features.
In the story, Carla is the mother of the female lead Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson). The character is a strong Southern woman in the midst of her fourth marriage.
Charlie Hunnam also stars in the Sam Taylor-Johnson directed film based on the E.L. James novel. The movie is scheduled for release in August next year.