Jennifer Ehle will play Carla, mother of the college student who falls for 27-year-old billionaire Christian Grey.
Ehle appeared in Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty," and the Steven Soderbergh film "Contagion," but she is remembered by many as Elizabeth Bennet in the BBC miniseries "Pride and Prejudice." She'll also be seen in the remake of "RoboCop."
Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnum are starring as the leads. The film is set for release in August 2014.
The part of Anastasia Steele’s mother in the “Fifty Shades of Grey” movie has been cast, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.