While it's no surprise to fans of the CW show, The Vampire Diaries, that Ian Somerhalder (Damon) and Nina Dobrev (Elena) might just be the hottest couple both on and off television, it looks like they're not destined to heat up the big screen together anytime soon — at least not in the highly anticipated movie version of Fifty Shades of Grey, based on the erotic S&M novel by E.
Think of it as the Recession's Romeo & Juliet. Instead of fair Verona, we've got the sparsely decorated walls of L.A. dorm rooms and overpriced London flats. Instead of Mercutio and Juliet's nurse, we're limited to an underused Jennifer Lawrence and a pair of jovial, whiskey-loving parents.
Necessity, as the saying goes, is the mother of invention. One invention in particular actually has quite a lot to do with mothers, daughters and their, um, necessities. Just ask actors Hugh Dancy and Maggie Gyllenhaal, who star in the forthcoming Hysteria, a film by Tanya Wexler set in the Victorian-era about the female orgasm and the very first vibrator.