Ellen DeGeneres is stepping into Christian Grey’s Red Room of Pain in the newest trailer for “Fifty Shades of Grey.” The talk show host decided that Dakota Johnson just wasn’t right for the part and cast herself as the lead role in the upcoming movie.
“I am so happy and proud to say I got the lead role and I am definitely going to be the lead in the movie,” DeGeneres says on her show, airing Tuesday. “They’re acting like it’s Dakota Johnson. It’s not, it’s me. Because no one knows their way around a whip like me.”
In DeGeneres’ version, she and Jamie Dornan are seen in a passionate embrace but before they can lock lips, she realizes she has a piece of popcorn stuck to her face.
DeGeneres’ short blonde hair has been replaced with Anastasia’s signature brown ponytail and bangs. And as Dornan removes his shirt to show his ripped physique, the comedian’s eyes light up with pleasure.
When it comes time to get down to business though, DeGeneres looks into the camera and says, “Oh hell no!”
Looks like they’re going to need Ms. Johnson after all.
Watch the video from “The Ellen Show” here.