Fifty Shades of Grey Fans, Meet Your Kate Kavanagh: Eloise Mumford
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Blockbuster-to-be Fifty Shades of Grey
finally found its perfect Kate Kavanagh in up-and-coming actress Eloise Mumford. She will play protagonist Anastasia Steele's friend and roommate. Perky, well-off, and an aspiring journalist, Kavanagh's also infamous for making men "tongue-tied." While Mumford has a lot of fans' expectations to live up to, she shows diamond-in-the-rough potential, previously starring in Fox’s short-lived Lone Star
and, more recently, the indie feature Drones
. The Tisch drama graduate joins Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, and Luke Grimes (who will play her boyfriend, Elliot Grey) in the cast, and, though she's a relative newcomer, we suspect — much like Blake Lively's illustrious Gossip Girl
moment — she'll be a name and face to watch starting...well, now! (Entertainment Weekly