Emma favourite for Fifty Shades of Grey

Elizabeth Olsen, Mila Kunis and Kristen Stewart also in the running for lead in the movie version of the bestseller

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Actress Emma Watson is in talks to take on the role of Anastasia Steel in the movie adaptation of Fifty Shades Of Grey.

The actress is the hot favourite to be chosen by producers Mike De Luca and Dana Brunetti.

The 22-year-old is said to have the right looks for the part, combining a degree of innocence with the acting skills to portray the young graduate who gets swept into a world of a kinky billionaire, Christian Grey, reports showbizspy.com.

Others in the frame to play Anastasia are believed to be Elizabeth Olsen, Mila Kunis and Kristen Stewart.