We’ve identified for some time that the Fifty Shades franchise checked out a number of actors and actresses to steer the franchise. Some of them, just like the originally-attached Charlie Hunnam, felt just like the position was too germaphobic, whereas some, like Emilia Clarke, didn’t see the gig to be a very good match. The Game of Thrones actress not too long ago addressed why she wasn’t pumped to affix the Fifty Shades household, and in contrast to what she has beforehand acknowledged, she now says it was not all of the nudity that turned her off. More particularly, it was the “enormity” that turned her off. She defined:
According to the Game of Thrones and Solo: A Star Wars Story actress, she actually hadn’t been turned off by the nudity that was vital for a profitable Fifty Shades of Grey film. In a number of methods, her feedback to THR is smart. Emilia Clarke has been bare quite a few occasions on Game of Thrones. She was nude loads within the early seasons of the present, and had an enormous nude scene once more in 2016, though she was provided a physique double. She additionally stripped for a scene in Breakfast at Tiffany’s the place she will get into a bath. Previously, she hasn’t been significantly afraid to speak about baring all of it for audiences, though she did say it did not go over fairly as nicely when one in every of her member of the family’s caught an episode of Game of Thrones the place she dropped trou.
Still it is a huge turnaround from Emilia Clarke’s earlier stance. She beforehand straight up mentioned:
At the time, Clarke additionally revealed she had a few conferences with Fifty Shades of Grey director Sam Taylor-Johnson and determined it wasn’t the very best match. It’s somewhat odd for an actor to completely change his or her stance on a gig they did or did not take, however maybe the reply actually is that she did not wish to be linked to an R-rated franchise that was merely all concerning the intercourse scenes. Perhaps by the “enormity” of what the franchise is, she simply did not wish to need to take care of all of the questions on modesty thongs, corsets and, sure, even “wee-bags.” Perhaps there are different causes behind why she mentioned no and he or she merely hasn’t needed to offend anybody concerned within the motion pictures. There may very well be any variety of the explanation why she did not transfer ahead within the casting course of, and all theories result in the identical truth: She did not be part of the film franchise, leaving the door large open for Dakota Johnson to maneuver from being a TV star to the star of her personal film franchise, and leaving the door open for Emilia Clarke to tackle PG-13 roles akin to Terminator Genisys and Solo: A Star Wars Story. All’s nicely that ends nicely.
You can catch the third and remaining film within the trilogy, Fifty Shades Freed on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital proper now. You may also catch Emilia Clarke in Solo: A Star Wars Story, out on May 25.