Yay! We have a winner. An Academy Award-winner, that is. Actress Marcia Gay Harden has been cast as Christian Grey’s adoptive mom in Fifty Shades of Grey, according to Entertainment Weekly.
Hardin is a sassy, strong, seasoned actor who has a huge list of screen credits in movies and TV. Most recently she’s been seen as the tough and sassy lawyer on HBO’s Newsroom.
Check out her IMDb page for all her credentials.
This is a casting win–a major actor with major, proven talent, to anchor a film starring a number of newcomers.
She has the acting chops and presence to play a strong, loving, and graceful woman.
Can’t wait to see that first scene as Dr. Grace Trevelyan Grey, when she barges in on Ana and Christian!