You’ll Never Believe What Role Former Sugar Baby, Katie Holmes, is Eyeing in Fifty Shades of Grey

Sugar Baby Katie Holmes Role in Eyeing in Fifty Shades of GreyKatie Holmes has had a hard time break­ing free of her “good girl” image. Even mar­ry­ing a shady older man like Tom Cruise and then leav­ing him wasn’t enough to give her some edge. That’s why she’s set her sights on some­thing totally different.

The famous ex-sugar baby is rumored to be vying for the role of Elena Lin­coln, oth­er­wise known as “Mrs. Robin­son,” in the movie adap­ta­tion of the erotic book Fifty Shades of Grey. In case you’re not famil­iar with the char­ac­ters in Fifty Shades of Grey, Mrs. Robin­son is the older woman who seduced Chris­t­ian Grey when he was a teenager and acted as his dom­i­na­trix for sev­eral years. In the Fifty Shades of Grey book, Mrs. Robin­son is the one who first intro­duces Chris­t­ian to the BDSM lifestyle that later defines his rela­tion­ship with the female lead, Anas­ta­sia Steele.

As you can imag­ine, this isn’t exactly the kind of role that has tra­di­tion­ally been in Holmes’ reper­toire, but the strug­gling actress report­edly thinks this part in Fifty Shades of Grey can “give her the push” she needs to put her act­ing career back on track. “She’s look­ing at this as the role of a life­time for her,” said one insider. “It will shock a lot of peo­ple, but she thinks Hol­ly­wood will sit up and take notice.”

This new Fifty Shades of Grey cast­ing rumor is still only just a rumor, as the part of Mrs. Robin­son has yet to be offi­cially assigned. Other actresses in the run­ning for the cov­eted role include Sex and the City star Kim Catrall and Kill Bill actress Uma Thurman.

We can’t help but won­der what Holmes’ ex-husband, Tom Cruise, and his Sci­en­tol­ogy faith would think about her tak­ing on the erotic chal­lenge, but we’re def­i­nitely curi­ous to see her try some­thing very, very different.

What do you think: Would Katie Holmes be a good fit for the role of Mrs. Robin­son in the Fifty Shades of Grey movie? Who else could play Mrs. Robinson?


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Schu­mann, R., “’50 Shades of Grey’ Cast­ing Rumors: Katie Holmes Prep­ping To Play Elena, Chris­t­ian Grey’s Mrs. Robin­son in ‘Fifty Shades’ Movie,” Inter­na­tional Busi­ness Times web site, Novem­ber 5, 2013;

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