New 'Fifty Shades' Poster Reveals 1 Character's Much-Needed Makeover

fifty shades of grey rita oraFor months now, we've debated who's the better Christian Grey. Is it Jamie Dornan, or Charlie Hunnam, or even Ian Somerhalder? Luckily, that dispute has been put to rest, but another casting decision has gotten fans all riled up in the lead-up to Fifty Shades of Grey's Valentine's Day release. Rita Ora, who plays Christian's younger sister Mia, recently shared a photo of her character and fans were not too pleased.

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Last month, the film released a still of Ora in costume:

And the reaction? Not great.

Fans immediately responded with claims that Ora wasn't the right fit for the bubbly and feminine character. In E.L. James' book, Mia is "raven haired, tall, and curvaceous" and can lapse into fluent French mid-conversation. Was Ora believable? Not according to the books' biggest enthusiasts.

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With comments like, "This has just ruined it for me" or "She kind of ruins my hopes for the movie," it's pretty clear that Ora didn't have the fan backing we all assumed.

But now, we may have our wishes granted. Ora just released a brand-new poster of Mia, and we're seeing a whole new side of the character:

I like this. I can't wait till next year! #2015 #bots!

Una foto publicada por Rita Ora (@ritaora) el

Noted the difference? A slightly longer bob, and sexy smokey eyes. Definitely more Mia, and in no doubt due to fans' original backlash.

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Maybe the complaining finally worked. Now here's hoping it all lives up to the hype.

Do you think Ora will make a good Mia?

 

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