Katie Holmes set to play Christian Grey`s ex-lover in `Fifty Shades of Grey` flick

ANI| Updated: Nov 05, 2013, 13:49 PM IST

London: Katie Holmes is reportedly set to play the role of Christian Grey`s ex-lover, Elena Lincoln in the film adaptation of ` Fifty Shades of Grey `.

According to National Enquirer, the 34-year-old actress is keen to "reinvent" herself and thinks that Hollywood would sit up and take notice of her, Metro.co.uk reported.

A source claimed that she is looking at this as the role of a lifetime for her.

The film is being directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson, and is due to commence shooting in December.