Sam Taylor-Johnson looks set to make her latest casting for Fifty Shades Of Grey with Jennifer Ehle in talks to play Anastasia Steele's mum.
The Pride And Prejudice star is said to be in the running for the role of Carla, a Southern woman on her fourth marriage and mum to the main character, according to Deadline.
Dakota Johnson has already been signed up to play the lead role of college student Anastasia in the film adaptation, with Charlie Hunnam as her billionaire lover Christian Grey.
The film is based on the erotic novels by British writer EL James.
Jennifer, 43, has recently had roles in Zero Dark Thirty, Contagion and The Ides Of March and has just finished filming Robocop and A Little Chaos.
She is best known for playing Elizabeth Bennet in the TV series of Pride And Prejudice which shot Colin Firth to fame as Mr Darcy.