New Fifty Shades of Grey Trailer Features True Blood’s Luke Grimes

November 17, 2014

Luke Grimes Plays Christian Grey’s Brother, Elliot Grey:

Luke Grimes stars as vampire James in HBO's True BloodHere’s the new trailer for the much anticipated BDSM movie, Fifty Shades of Grey. The story is based on the novel of the same name by author E.L. James, who originally wrote it as fan fiction based on the Twilight series of vampire novels by Stephenie Meyers.

The extended sneak peek into this movie explores the relationship between control freak, Christian Grey (portrayed by actor Jamie Dornan) and Anastasia Steele (played by Dakota Johnson). Luke Grimes (who truebies will remember played the vampire James for one season of HBO’s True Blood) plays the role of Christian’s brother, Elliot Grey. While the following movie trailer revolves mostly around the dynamics of Anastasia’s and Christian’s relationship, if you persevere, you will be granted a short snippet of Luke Grimes!

Will you be checking out out Fifty Shades of Grey movie when it is released on Valentine’s Day 2015 just because Luke Grimes is in it? Or were you a fan of the books already? Let us know by commenting below!

Source: Movie Web – Full-Length ‘Fifty Shades of Grey ‘ Trailer Is Here!

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True Blood’s Luke Grimes to Take on Gay Role in ‘Freeheld’

September 15, 2014

Indie Movie Freeheld Will Grapple Gay Marriage:

Luke Grimes stars as vampire James in HBO's True BloodFans of HBO’s True Blood will remember Luke Grimes as vampire James in Season 6. In Season 7, however, the role was taken over by Nathan Parsons. Since then, it has been announced that Luke will take on a gritty new role in the Indie movie, Freeheld. According to Variety, the synopsis is as follows:

[The] story follows a New Jersey car mechanic and her police detective girlfriend Laurel Hester who both battle to secure Hester’s pension benefits after she’s diagnosed with a terminal illness.

Grimes plays a secretly gay cop on the police force who, in solidarity with his colleague, comes out of the closet to support her fight against the local government for domestic partner rights.

Steve Carell, Julianne Moore, Ellen Page and Michael Shannon will also star in the movie. The production crew on this movie include Michael Shamberg, Stacy Sher, Ellen Page, Kelly Bush, James D. Stern, Richard Fischoff, Duncan Montgomery, Jack Selby and Cynthia Wade. It will be directed by Pete Sollett with the screenplay being written by Ron Nyswaner.

This movie will follow a stellar line up of movies for Grimes which include the movie adaptation of the phenomenally successful BDSM book, Fifty Shades of Grey. He will also be starring in American Sniper alongside Bradley Cooper this December as well as Shangri-La Suite which is slated for release in 2015. This movie tells the story of Karen and Jack (Luke Grimes) who meet in a mental facility. Jack is under the assumption that his one true destiny is to kill Elvis Presley.

let us know if you are planning to check out any of Luke Grimes’s new movies by commenting below!

Source: Variety – ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Actor Luke Grimes Joins Julianne Moore in ‘Freeheld’ (EXCLUSIVE)

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True Blood Star Officially Cast in ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’!

October 28, 2013

No, It’s Not Alexander Skarsgard But Luke Grimes:

Luke Grimes stars as vampire James in HBO's True BloodFans of the novel Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James have heard many rumors flying about who will play the lead character of Christian Grey, the tortured entrepreneur who has a fetish for whips and chains. Even True Blood’s Alexander Skarsgard was suggested to fill the part, a rumor that ended up being unfounded when Charlie Hunnam (of Sons of Anarchy fame) was officially signed on. However, his part in this movie was short lived and due to filming conflicts, the role was then handed over to male model and actor, Jamie Dornan.

Now that the main characters have been cast (Dakota Johnson, the daughter of actors Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson, winning the lead female role of Anastasia Steele), a frenzy has started over who will play the other characters in the movie. This time we can confirm that a True Blood actor has managed to score a part – and a big one at that! Luke Grimes (who played vampire James in Season 6 of HBO’s True Blood) has won the coveted role of Elliot Grey, the brother of Christian.

Now all we have left to wonder about, casting wise, is who will play Anastasia’s close friend, Kate Kavanagh? Is there any other True Blood stars that could possibly fit the bill? Guess we’ll have to wait and see…

It has been reported that filming for Fifty Shades of Grey will begin on November 5th in Vancouver.

Who was planning to see this movie before Luke Grimes was cast? Who is now only going to see it because Luke is in it? Let us know in the comments below!

Source: E! Online – True Blood’s Luke Grimes Cast in Fifty Shades of Grey!

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Luke Grimes to Play a Vampire in Season 6 of True Blood

April 5, 2013

His Character, James, is a 70s-made Vampire:

Luke Grimes will star as James the Vampire in Season 6 of HBO's True BloodAccording to TVLine, Luke Grimes will be playing James  the ‘Jim Morrison of vampires‘ in Season 6 of HBO’s True Blood. Grimes (of Brothers & Sisters fame) will apparently be playing a vampire who is smarter, spiritually and emotionally deeper than any we have seen on the show before!

Michael Ausiello from TVLine has put it very eloquently by saying:

Picture a cross between Jim Morrison and Gary Clark Jr. with even more of a poet’s edge. The dude’s every women’s dream come true, and he doesn’t even know it.

Sounds intriguing, right?

Grimes will make his debut as James midway through Season 6 of True Blood, so we will have to wait patiently for this new swoon-worthy character.

Source: TVLine – True Blood Exclusive: Brothers & Sisters Grad to Play the ‘Jim Morrison of Vampires’

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