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Rita Ora to star in Fifty Shades of Grey

British singer Rita Ora has landed a role in the upcoming film version of Fifty Shades of Grey.

Rita Ora, arriving at The British Fashion Awards 2013, is to star in Fifty Shades of Grey. Credit: PA

The 23-year-old How Do We Do star will play Mia, the adopted sister of lead character Christian Grey in the highly anticipated Hollywood remake of E L James' best-selling trilogy.

She tweeted the news to her her 3.4 million followers: "It's official! I've been cast in @FiftyShades of Grey as Christian's sister Mia. #FiftyShades"

JLo among stars performing at Sound of Change gig

Around 50,000 people watched the Sound of Change charity concert at London's Twickenham Stadium tonight.

Jennifer Lopez performing at the Sound of Change Live concert held at Twickenham Stadium. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire
Timberland performing at the Sound of Change Live concert. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire
Rita Ora takes to the stage. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire
Florence + the Machine. Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire


British hopefuls go for gongs at MTV Europe Music Awards

Rita Ora will share a stage with stars including Taylor Swift, Muse and Alicia Keys at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) tonight - less than six months after releasing her debut album.

Pop star Rita Ora. Credit: Matt Crossick/EMPICS Entertainment

The singer, who was born in Yugoslavia but grew up in London, is nominated for the Best New Act at the event in Frankfurt, Germany.

She is up against fellow Brit hopefuls, One Direction, for the award.

Also nominated are US group fun., Lana Del Rey and Carly Rae Jepson.