Emilia Clarke turned off by excessive nudity in 50 Shades, rejected offer to star

  • PTI, London
  • Updated: May 29, 2015 15:28 IST

Game of Thrones actor Emilia Clarke rejected the lead role in the hit erotica-romance Fifty Shades of Grey as she felt that the excessive nudity in the film could have a negative impact on her career.

Clarke, 28, said she is not averse to nudity as she has been a part of mature content in the past but she thought doing Fifty Shades of Grey would stereotype her as an actor, reported Marie Claire.

"I really wanted to work with (Fifty Shades director) Sam Taylor-Johnson because she is amazing. But there is a huge amount of nudity in the film. I'll never say, 'I'm never doing nudity,' because I've already done it, but I thought I might get stuck in a pigeonhole that I would have struggled to get out of," she said.

Fifty Shades of Grey eventually starred Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan, in lead roles.

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