Bret Easton Ellis

Bret Easton Ellis: Robert Pattinson Was ‘First Choice’ For Fifty Shades of Grey Lead

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On the heels of the announcement that Charlie Hunnam will play Christian Grey in the highly-anticipated Fifty Shades of Grey movie, Bret Easton Ellis — who penned The Canyons — claims the trilogy’s author E L James told him she originally wanted Robert Pattinson in the starring role.

On Monday, Ellis tweeted that over the summer he and James were at a house party at Pattinson’s home, and “her first choice for Christian was Rob Pattinson.”

Bret Easton Ellis Accuses Lindsay Lohan Of Missing Canyons Work, Actress Denies


Screenwriter Bret Easton Ellis is not happy with one of his leading ladies: Lindsay Lohan.

The avid Twitter user called out Lohan on the social networking site late Wednesday, alleging she blew off scheduled work on The Canyons.

Lindsay Lohan Set to Star with Porn Actor James Deen in The Canyons

Truth rating: 8

Lindsay Lohan is set to star with porn actor James Deen in The Canyons, according to the film’s writer Bret Easton Ellis.

The “contemporary thriller” revolves around “five twenty-somethings’ quest for power, love, sex and success in 2012 Hollywood.”

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