Juicy '50 Shades of Grey' Audition Details Reveal Just How Raunchy the Movie Will Be

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chloe bridgesFifty Shades of Grey fans may have thought that when Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam were announced as the flick's leading lady and man, the jig was up. The guessing games were over! Any cats worth wondering about had already been let out of the bag. Pffft! How wrong they were!

As it turns out, director Sam Taylor-Johnson and the rest of "Team Fifty" seem to have quite a few more tricks up their sleeves. At least if what one actress, who this week admitted to auditioning for Anastasia, has to say about the boundary-pushing script is true ...

Chloe Bridges, who stars as teenage Carrie Bradshaw's nemesis on The Carrie Diaries, revealed to Cosmopolitan.com at NY Fashion Week that she struggled with her audition because of the explicit content. (For the uninitiated, sides are readings/scenes for the audition.) Chloe explained:

There were three pages of sides that I was going to audition with. I read them and then was like, I really can't do this. If you read these three pages of sides, you would die. I still ... show them to my friends for fun.

Although she couldn't really go into too much detail, of course, she did elaborate a bit on the graphic territory the audition scenes covered ...

The scene was, like, the girl telling her friends about some sexcapade she had ... But it goes into extreme detail and uses the word sperm a couple times. I was like, 'I don't know guys, I have to go home to my grandparent's house in a few months at Christmas, I don't know if I can do this.' ... It was intense. So mad props to the people who are going to do it. You had to be able to take it seriously and not laugh or turn bright red.

As Ana would say, "Oh my!" Chloe went on to explain that "sperm" was used "in a very sexual way" -- NOT a clinical context. (Well, yeah. This isn't Grey's Anatomy or House where that's even a question ...)

While Chloe seems to have been scandalized, I'm not so sure hearing this is completely unexpected. Anyone who has read even a page or two of the book knows what sort of subject matter the story deals with and the very sexual parameters the film is going to have to exist within to stay at all true to the book!

I'm actually wondering if this "sperm" side was more of a test than something that was actually in the script, because it sounds a little ridiculous. Like a moment that could have us snickering instead of getting hot and bothered. (Or maybe it was meant for comic relief?) Either way, sounds like Dakota and Charlie have some prettttyyy spicy material to work with here. Let's hope they can handle the heat!

What do you think about Chloe's revelation about the script? Does it sound cringeworthy to you?


Image via ChloeBridges/Instagram

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Marga23 Marga23

I agree, it sounds like a fake made up raunchy script to see if the actors could take the heat. I do t recall Anastasia talking to anybody about "sperm"

Rhond... RhondaVeggie

She basically never talks about sex in the book, graphic conversations about sperm would be off book. 

Marga23 Marga23

Sorry i meant "i do not recall"

peach... peachpies

"Sides" of a script are cut down versions of the real script, so that the actors know what they're filming that day. All I know is this better not be the real thing. First of all, Ana can't talk about her sexual relationship with Christian. Second, even if she could she would NEVER talk like that! In fact, no one talks like that in the books at all. And there aren't "girlfriendS", it's basically just Ana and Kate. This scene never even happens in the books. My question is if it's not real, why would they need to even create this sort of fake scene for Ana's part? It's not similar to anything she does or says in the actual books.

Tina Clem

Seriously?? You read for the part of Ana in Fifty Shades and then you don't know if you can do it? Did you not think this through before you auditioned for the part? I think I would have thought of that first.

nonmember avatar Michelle

Did she even read the books? LOL

Barbara Ridgley

I agree with all the previous comments.  She signs an NDA, so can't discuss it with friends (and she only has Kate as a close friend - singular!).  I too don't recall Ana or Christian mentioning sperm.  I can only assume Chloe Bridges wanted to sensationalize her comments for Cosmopolitan without reading any of the books!  

nonmember avatar Nikra

Ana does tell Kate about everything in the book, we just aren't privy to the conversation. I believe it's at the end of the first book.

nonmember avatar Jeanie

Ana never spoke about sperm in any of the books!!! Think Chloe is exagerating... I read all 3 books and LOVE the literature.

Jeans169 Jeans169

Ana never said that in any of the books. Think Chloe is exagerating... I read all 3 books and loved the literature!!!!

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