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Dylan Neal Tapped as Anastasia Steele's Stepfather in 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

December 5, 2013 (3:51 am) GMT
The 'Cedar Cove' actor will play Bob Adams who marries Anastasia's mother played by Jennifer Ehle in the film.

Dylan Neal, 44, is the latest actor to join "". The "" star is confirmed to play Anastasia's stepfather, Bob Adams, in the much-awaited adaptation of E.L. James' best-selling novel of the same title.

Directed by Sam Taylor-Wood, the film started production in Vancouver, Canada over the weekend. plays Christian Grey, star as his love interest Anastasia, and is cast as his love rival.

portrays Anastasia's roommate, and is cast as Anastasia's mother. In the Grey family, plays Chris' mother, is added as his brother, and as his sister. His trusted bodyguard, meanwhile, will be played by Max Martini.

Neal is one of the main cast members on Hallmark Channel's "Cedar Cove" which has been renewed for a second season. He also has a recurring role as villainous Professor Ivo on The CW's "" which is also entering its sophomore season.

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