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Rita Ora has been cast in Fifty Shades of Grey, according to reports. She will play Mia, the adopted younger sister of Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan).

Ora, Rita

Ora confirmed the news on her Twitter Monday, announcing that she will play the role of Mia in the film adaptation of EL James' sexy novel trilogy.

A 23-year-old, Albanian-born British singer, Ora is best known for her music career, including her album Ora and breakout hit single "Hot Right Now."

She is most definitely that. Rita has been compared to Rihanna in the UK and is also known for her ugly breakup with Kim Kardashian's brother Rob.

The Fifty Shades of Grey movie stars Dakota Johnson as Anastasia Steele, a college student who falls for a mysterious and handsome billionaire.

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The Fifty Shades of Grey movie is actually going to happen. Finally, after over a year of speculation and months of delays, the production is underway.

Producer Dana Brunetti Tweeted a photo of a film slate from the set Sunday with the caption, "Here we go." Sadly, there were no whips or chains visible:

50 Shades of Grey Underway

Once targeted to hit theaters next summer, the movie adaptation of EL James' novel has been pushed back due to casting changes and other factors.

The sexy motion picture is now slated for release February 13, 2015.

While everyone has their opinions regarding the casting, it shouldn't come as news to anyone that Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson are now the film's leads.

See them filming some of the early scenes for the flick below ...

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The Hunger Games: Catching Fire continued to burn up the box office, while Disney's Frozen also made a major splash in its debut over the weekend.

Catching Fire grossed $110.2 million in sales over the five-day Thanksgiving weekend, while Frozen brought in $93 million in over the same period.

From Friday to Sunday, your normal three-day weekend, Fire made $74.5 million, while the animated Frozen raked in $66.7 million in that stretch.

Thor: The Dark World and Best Man Holiday finished a distant third and fourth, while Homefront debuted with $6.97 million in three days, placing fifth.

Across the board, weekend revenue for the top 10 films rose a staggering 89 percent to $190 million from the year-earlier period, according to reports.

By contrast, year-to-date revenue is up less than 1 percent to $9.85 billion. Here's a look at the weekend top 10, with total gross and weeks in release:

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Fast & Furious 7 is facing an obvious delay in production following the tragic death of Paul Walker, but will the 2014 action movie even be completed?

Walker, along with the rest of the cast and crew, was scheduled to return to Atlanta today to resume shooting the big-budget, car-themed blockbuster.

Those plans are on hold until Monday or Tuesday at the earliest, and given the way in which Paul Walker died, the hiatus could be much longer.

Paul Walker and Vin Diesel

Director James Wan and Universal execs held a conference call this morning to discuss the state of the film, and whether any rewrites are necessary.

Moreover, the brain trust wants to make sure that if they proceed at all, they do so in a manner that would be respectful to Walker and his passing.

Walker, 40, was a favorite on the set of the Fast franchise, and his death has left crew and cast members, including Vin Diesel (pictured above), devastated.

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The legendary Ron Burgundy, portrayed by Will Ferrell, anchored the entire KXMB evening news in Minot, N.D. on Saturday, and it was kind of a big deal.

North Dakotans may have been shocked to see the San Diego mustached newsman in the anchor's chair, but there he was, for the full half hour telecast!

The CBS-TV affiliate began with a quick video of shoppers eschewing big box stores and opting to support smaller businesses on Small Business Saturday.

As soon as that story, read by weekend anchor Amber Schatz, was finished, the cameras showed her at the desk along with her surprise co-host.

Sporting his trademark burgundy blazer and familiar voice, he declared "I'm Ron Burgundy, thank you for joining us tonight" before doing his thing.

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Paul Walker has died. The actor best known for The Fast and the Furious franchise perished this afternoon in a single-car crash and explosion in California.

The accident happened in Santa Clarita, north of L.A. He was 40.

Paul Walker Photo

According to TMZ sources, Walker was in a Porsche when the driver somehow lost control and hit a post or tree, causing the car to burst into flames.

Paul and the other person in the car were killed in the blaze.

The star was at a car show to raise money for the Philippines typhoon relief effort, and sources say he was taking a ride in a two-seater Porsche GT.

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Veteran actor Max Martini has joined the cast of the much-anticipated Fifty Shades of Grey movie. He will play Christian Grey’s bodyguard, according to reports.

Max Martini Pic

Martini made a splash in 2013 (pun intended) as a leader of the Navy Seal team in Captain Phillips, as well as one of the main leads in Pacific Rim.

He also had a memorable arc on Revenge Season 1.

In Fifty Shades of Grey, Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan will portray Ana and Christian, the billionaire who Martini's character will be protecting.

The 43-year-old actor joins recently announced actors Luke Grimes, Victor Rasuk, Eloise Mumford and Jennifer Ehle in the 50 Shades film adaptation.

Reports indicate that the film will finally begin production sometime in early December and will arrive in theaters nationwisde on February 13, 2015.

Valentine's Day, natch. Bring your cuffs.

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Fifty Shades Of Grey may be a guilty pleasure for most, but for one creator of fan fiction based on the hit novel, things are getting a whole lot heavier.

Fifty Shades of Sin is based on the volatile, abusive relationship between Rihanna and Chris Brown, which continues to make headlines to this day.

J. Lola penned her thinly veiled version of the two music superstars' story, and you can find it on Amazon, where it is being sold for the Kindle.

Lola describes Fifty Shades Of Sin as "the strange story of Robyn and Chris, and how they find love in," wait for it ... wait ... "a HOPELESS PLACE."

"From the moment they meet, their attraction is explosive. They fall hard for each other," she writes. "They crave each other every minute of the day.

"However, [Robyn and Chris] just can’t be together. This is a story about love, but it explores the difficulties, sacrifices, and pain that love brings as well."

Deep.

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The odds were very much in the favor of Catching Fire this weekend, as the well-reviewed Hunger Games sequel earned $161.1 million over the pre-Thanksgiving weekend.

That's a November box office record.

Honoring Rue

The Jennifer Lawrence-anchored blockbuster beat the $152.5 million opening of its predecessor and out-earned the previous November champion, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, by about $20 million.

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The latest Nymphomaniac trailer has been released and it is, for lack of a better word, NSFW. Think beyond NSFW, really. There is pretty raw stuff on here.

Lars von Trier's controversial film stars Charlotte Gainsbourg as Joe, a self proclaimed nympho who tells her story to Stellan Skarsgard's Seligman.

Shia LaBeouf, Willem Dafoe, Christian Slater, Jamie Bell, Uma Thurman and others co-star in the movie, which is set to be released over the holidays.

At least internationally. Based on the content of this and the prior Nymphomaniac trailer, this one might be on a direct to On Demand/Blu-Ray trajectory.

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