‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Actor to Co-star With Bradley Cooper in ‘American Sniper’ (EXCLUSIVE)

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Fifty Shades of Grey” and “True Blood” thesp Luke Grimes is in final negotiations to co-star with Bradley Cooper in Warner Bros.’ “American Sniper.”

Sienna Miller is also set to star with Clint Eastwood directing.

The pic is based on the autobiography by Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle, the Texas native who went from rodeo cowboy to SEAL chief with the highest number of sniper kills in U.S. military history. Grimes will play Marc Lee, a Navy SEAL who fights alongside Kyle.

Jason Hall penned the script with Eastwood, Robert Lorenz, Andrew Lazar and Cooper producing. Jon Berg is overseeing for the studio.

Besides playing Christian Grey’s brother in “Fifty Shades of Grey,” Grimes just wrapped production on “Shangri-La Suite” opposite Emily Browning. Other past credits include ABC’s “Brothers & Sisters,” Fox’s “Taken 2″ and the indie horror pic “All the Boys Love Mandy Lane.”

He is repped by CAA, Global Creative, and Bloom Hergott Diemer Rosenthal Laviolette Feldman Schenkman & Goodman.

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  1. tesla787 says:

    Anyone else find it disturbing that we will make a movie glorifying someone who “killed the most people”, when WE INVADED the nation of Iraq on FALSE pretense. No humility ? Are we that arrogant of a people now ? Kyle hid on top of buildings and shot other human beings just like a video game..so that makes him a hero ? No Hollywood actors will make a buck portraying his LIE filled book. I don’t know about this one

    • Robert W Smith says:

      Hey Tesla787, keep your arms open wide…it will help you when they come to throw a net over you and bring you back to your padded room. If you dislike the country so much, feel free to leave.

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