Luke Grimes, 'True Blood' Actor, Cast As Elliot, Christian Grey's Brother, In 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Movie
Luke Grimes has been cast in the Fifty Shades Of Grey movie as Elliot Grey, Christian Grey's adopted brother. The Fifty Shades Of Grey Twitter confirmed the news on Saturday, and author E. L. James retweeted the announcement.
Get ready to be swept off your feet. Welcome Luke Grimes to #TeamFifty as Elliot Grey! #FiftyShades pic.twitter.com/kABolREtig
— Fifty Shades of Grey (@FiftyShades) October 25, 2013
Grimes, 29, who is not yet a household name, has had major roles on the TV shows True Blood and Brothers & Sisters. His casting comes on the heels of the announcement that Once Upon A Time star Jamie Dornan will play Christian Grey, after Sons Of Anarchy actor Charlie Hunnam dropped the role earlier this month.
Taking on a sensual role will be nothing new for Grimes, who played Jessica's (Deborah Ann Woll) love interest on True Blood's sixth season, and was often shirtless.
Fifty Shades Of Grey is slated to begin filming in early December with an anticipated August 1, 2014 theater release date.
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