Universal Pictures and Focus Features’ Fifty Shades of Grey now got in Max Martini (Pacific Rim). Variety reports. He will play Jason Taylor, Grey’s bodyguard opposite Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson, Jennifer Ehle, Luke Grimes, Victor Rasuk and Eloise Mumford.
He recently starred in Captain Phillips.
“Fifty Shades of Grey” has become a global phenomenon and the trilogy has been translated in over 50 languages worldwide since its release. To date, the “Fifty Shades” trilogy has sold over 70 million copies worldwide in e-book and print, making it one of the fastest-selling book series ever.
“Fifty Shades of Grey” (first published in 2011) follows the relationship of 27-year-old billionaire Christian Grey (Dornan) and college student Anastasia Steele (Johnson). Subsequent novels in the series, “Fifty Shades Darker” (2011) and “Fifty Shades Freed” (2012) explore the couple’s deepening relationship.