Katie Holmes To Shed Good Girl Image With Racy 50 Shades Of Grey Role

Katie Holmes To Shed Good Girl Image With Racy 50 Shades Of Grey Role
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The former Dawsons Creek star is set to reinvent herself with a kinky role as Christian's ex-lover Elena Lincoln

Katie Holmes is set to make her big Hollywood comeback with a racy role in the film adaptation of E.L. James' erotic bestseller, 50 Shades of Grey.

According to National Enquirer, the 34-year-old mum-one is keen to land a lead role alongside Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson playing Christian Grey's kinky former lover, Elena Lincoln.

In the book, billionairess Elena famously schools a young and naive Christian in the dark world of bondage and sadomasochism - making this the perfect role for Katie to shake up her good-girl image.

'She’s looking at this as the role of a lifetime for her,' a source told the US newspaper. 'It will shock a lot of people, but she thinks Hollywood will sit up and take notice. She knows she has to reinvent herself.'

Katie, who shares daughter Suri with ex-husband Tom Cruise, has remained relatively under the radar since her high-profile divorce with the A-list actor last June. But what better way to embark on your big silver-screen return than as a stylish and seductive S&M expert?

One thing's for sure - those Dawson's Creek days are long gone...

By Robyn Munson

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