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50 Shades of Grey Ian Somerhalder Casting Rumor (Video)

Video: Why Ian Somerhalder Should Star in 50 Shades of Grey

Ever since it was announced that 50 Shades of Grey would be made into a movie, fans have been taking their best guesses at who should play the book's leading man, and now one actor is throwing his name into the ring. Ian Somerhalder expressed his interest in the part on Ryan Seacrest's radio show yesterday, and we think he'd be a great choice! Find out why in PopSugar Rush, and tell us if you agree.

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harrill harrill 4 years
Very much need a very MASCULINE actor with chest hair like the Tom Selleck type. Seems most mentioned for the role are small men not quite masculine enough. As for Mrs. Robinson, definitely Sharon Stone.
Lili2798491 Lili2798491 5 years
No would not fit the part
brooke-g brooke-g 5 years
YES!!!!! Ian is SOOOOOOOO Christian Gray! He's sexy, DEF has the eyes & the smouldering looks!!!! I cannot picture anyone else for this role & would DEF be dissappointed if not picked! 
jessdarr jessdarr 5 years
Ian is my perfect Christian Grey... he has the chiseled jaw line Anna describes in the book.  Plus, the intensity in the eyes that's needed.  Matt Bomer would have done it for me if I didn't know he was gay.  I know, I know... it's acting and him being gay shouldn't matter- and it usually wouldn't matter for me (Barney on How I met your Mother for instance), but for THIS character he has to be straight in my opinion.     Also, I don't think it should be a feature film in movie theaters... cause it will RUIN it... but I can see an HBO movie for sure!      Oh... I also pic Emmy Rosum or Amanda Seyfried for Anna.  
kb1098 kb1098 5 years
I agree Ian has all the qualities of Christian Grey.  I never thought of him until I looked around for cast.  I saw him on an airplane once and when he looked up at me, he made me feel exactly as Anastasia explains in the book.  I can't picture the actress for her role yet.  I also would consider Ryan Gosling.  He makes me feel that way already.  They both could play young rich guys with a control freak in them.
Briana2639077 Briana2639077 5 years
NOOOOOOOOO, I love Ian but definitely not as Christian.  My suggestion is Christian Grey: Henry Cavill, Ana Steele: Lyndsy Fonseca
Ashley2632036 Ashley2632036 5 years
Ian Somerhalder is my Christian. NO DOUBT! He is absolutely PERFECT! He NEEDS to play this role!!!!
nikkisoda nikkisoda 5 years
 @nomie Alexander Skarsgard all the way!!!
Zina2619860 Zina2619860 5 years
Ian would be the PERFECT pick for 50 Shades!!!
sjh sjh 5 years
Rooney Mara should play Anastasia!! She'd be perfect.  Mature enough to handle the role. She captures the the duality of innocence and sexual daring that Anastasis' character has. She's a beautiful girl but not too gorgeous.  This is an essential quality in Anastasia as she grapples with her self esteem. That my 2cents -sjh
kmasotto kmasotto 5 years
Hayden Christiansen or Alex Pettyfer
Ricky2617498 Ricky2617498 5 years
Seattle celebrity and PBS travel host Rick Steves should play Christian Grey.
Joynow Joynow 5 years
Henry Cavill for sure.
nomie nomie 5 years
although i still don't agree that it should be made into a movie...i would give alexander skarsgard ALL my votes...all they need to do is darken is hair. everything else is in the bag! ugh!! so gorgeous... 
Angelica Angelica 5 years
I like this!
Patty2614755 Patty2614755 5 years
NO NO NO!!!!!!! ALL WRONG!!!!!  
borealis borealis 5 years
As much as I love Ian (ever since Lost), I can't see anyone else playing Christian Grey than Matt Bomer!  He fits the description of Christian in the books exactly.  I will be very disappointed if he's not the one cast.
brandypacheco brandypacheco 5 years
i think henry caville should play christian grey
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