Truth rating: 0
10:07 am, July 24th, 2012EXCLUSIVE
The latest rumor comes from the New York Daily News, which reports that “Emma Watson is in talks to take on the role of Anastasia Steel [sic] in the movie adaptation of Fifty Shades Of Grey.”
The Daily News further notes, “The 22-year-old is said to have the right looks for the part, combining a degree of innocence with the acting skills to portray the young graduate who gets swept into a world of sado-masochistic sex with a kinky billionaire, Christian Grey.”
However, while it might be true that Watson has what it takes to play Anatastia Steele, we seriously doubt the accuracy of a report that doesn’t even spell the character’s name correctly.
In any case: It’s NOT true.
Gossip Cop reached out to a rep for Watson, who tells us exclusively that there is “no truth” to the casting rumor.
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