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Alexander Skarsgard: Me Playing Christian Grey Wouldn't Be An Issue

Alexander Skarsgard: Me Playing Christian Grey Wouldn't Be An Issue

Alexander Skarsgard grabs a coffee to go on Wednesday (November 7) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 36-year-old True Blood actor recently spoke about potentially playing the leading role in the 50 Shades of Grey movie.

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“Me playing Christian wouldn’t be an issue. I even have a sex chamber in my basement—my True Blood character does—so I’ve had [the necessary] training,” Alexander said (via the Examiner).

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139 Comments

# 1

no! matt bomer for christian grey

# 2

Umm Who are you again? LOL I dont see why people think Ryan Gosling is so attractive, he seems cocky to me, and not much of a big deal. But if the ladies dig him, I think he should do the role.

# 3

God I wish people would stop asking him about this crap. He is too polite to ever say anything else.

# 4

Love him but not christian grey.

# 5

He is such a Dweeb! Your not Christian Grey, Alex so get over it!

# 6

christian bale ? I did not read the book (yet) , but i do think that he could play christian perfectly :p

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# 8

Say no Alex, say no!

# 9

If they don’t cast Matt Bomer as Christian Grey, the movie will be a flop…there’s already an internet hysteria over him as Christian Grey…Alexander is hot, but I don’t see him as CG…nope

Whatever Alex @ 11/08/2012 at 11:10 am

We all know your dating Charlize T . it’s been con firmed by lainey you went to Nambia so its tru Alex,,, so why the long face and hiding it just like with Kate bosworth claimed your single but your NOT ? Such a clist and faux actor …,,

Hello Handsome!!!

Anyway I am not going to see the movie. Christian Bale and Ryan Gosling are too good for it and I think they want bigger projects…Matt Bomer seems to fit though….

As much as I love Alex, he’s not Christian Grey. Henry Cavil on the other hand…perfect

hell yea he is so hot he would do an amazing job! forget all u ppl who think otherwise matt bomer yuck but alex or ryan gosling for sure.

Although I’d never turn down the chance to see Alexander in a sexy role, really any role for that matter, I am not really feeling him as Christian Grey. I admire him for chosing roles that are constantly different and show off his acting skills. Playing Christian Grey is just too close to playing Eric.

@m: i kinda agree with you. but i don’t see a movie studio allowing the new superman to have a sex chamber in the basement. that’s kinda off brand IMO

He’s my second choice for C.Grey. My first pick is Henry Cavill, I think I would probably combust if they cast him :P
I agree and understand why people who are not a fan of the book say it is lousy written -it is. But when it gets turned into a movie they will be hiring their own qualified writers so I’m really optimistic about its chances as a movie.

@Ashley: Umm…is Christian Gray supposed to be gay? If not, there’s no way Bomer should play him. A gay man is just not believable as a straight man. Sorry but that’s true.

He must not have read the book. There is more to the book/character than the Red Room. He is not the right fit for the role IMO.

I think he would be great as Christian he is tall slinder and does that thing with his eye brow. I also think Anne Hathaway would be great as Anastasia she looks innocent and is a fantastic actress.

He is beautiful. good choice for grey

W.T.F. O_O @ 11/08/2012 at 12:32 pm

WOW. I’ve never read this book; heard it was an insult to literature, but the comments in here are more hilarious. Some of you ladies are freaking out over the casting choices as if Christian Whatshisface is Jesus and this horny book is The Bible. Good grief, get a grip! Watch a porno or something to release all that sexual frustration!

People should quit pitting him as Christian Grey. Alexander is not handsome enough.

Alex Skarsgard’s closet – where all white t-shirts go to die.

Isn’t CG like 26 or 27? Alex is too old.

As much as I love my Alexander I have to say it would be a miscast for him. I read the books and it has to be someone younger and to be honest it would be smarter to cast an unknown. All this talk is just pr for the movie.

Anyhoo, while looking at this pic I wonder how he takes his coffee.

@Xaty- LOL. or Alex Skarsgard’s closet where all white t-shirts go to breed and multiply.

YES! YES PLEASE!!!!! OMG!!!!!

I hadn’t thought about Alex playing Christian but I think it would be great. He is sexy and can play a tormented/sensitive/driven/domineering kind of character. Not many can do that. It’s not just the looks – they have to get the character right. No way is Matt Bomer capable of all the subleties need for Christian. Ryan Gosling is an amazing actor but not sexy enough. It’s going to be a tough role to cast. So many women have already pictured their Christian Grey.

Lorelai Ann @ 11/08/2012 at 1:52 pm

I don’t see him in that part. The only physically believable options are matt bomer or henry cavill (who inspired the author to begin with).

Yeah i dont see it… the ladies that would see this, wouldnt give a crap if the actor could actualy “act” or not, just as long as they could drool over him…

None of his serious fans want him to play this role. Just look at TPF or meatballs tumblr and you’ll get it. This isn’t the type of movie he would do anyway. He’s just being polite because he gets asked this stupid question in every interview he does. I’m actually surprised JJ didn’t mention that Alex is being considered for the lead in the remake of Tarzan.

http://blogs.indiewire.com/theplaylist/henry-cavill-charlie-hunnam-alexander-skarsgard-tom-hardy-eyed-for-lead-in-david-yates-tarzan-20121107

Dave Franco @ 11/08/2012 at 3:51 pm

Francois Arnaud should be considered, he’s the right age and a good young actor. But I agree, Whoever gets this role… what does it matter? girls will definitely watch this.

@Lorelai Ann: Forthe record, the book was originally Twilight fanfiction and Christian Grey’s name was “Edward Cullen” while Anastasia was “Bella”.

Not hard to figure out who her inspiration really was coughRPatzcough…

Alex is my perfect Mr. Grey! <3

@hmmmmmmm: At least it’s not a grey t-shirt! :)

And thanks JJ for turning this into a 50 Shades of )O(@(*#$)* thread. Really. Please don’t do it again.

I have no issues with that. I had kind of wished one of the Supernatural studs could do it, but they aren’t blonde. He’s a good choice, I’m 3/4 of the way through the book.

Disney Villainess @ 11/08/2012 at 6:26 pm

Skars needs to stop playing, and sit his nice and polite ass down. Geez, he always gotta be the diplomatic guy in these situations, LOL.

Dave Franco @ 11/08/2012 at 6:49 pm

Two Words: Francois Arnaud. Don’t be surprised if he is cast. The same casting agency for this movie is the same for the TV show he works on.

And also don’t be surprised that Katie Cassidy gets a role in this since she is friends with Dana Brunetti.

Dave Franco @ 11/08/2012 at 6:52 pm

Matt Bomer, I will REPEAT will not be cast. Dana said he wants an unknown actor and will cast thru the casting agency he put together.

Radio interview @ 11/08/2012 at 7:39 pm

Nice radio interview. And trolls Can we please put the CT rumors to rest in the radio interview where he mentioned were he has been travelling in the last 3 weeks he would have had no time to see CT or travel to namibia poor guy he must have been tired

http://true-blood.net/2012/11/08/true-blood-radio-196-catching-up-with-alexander-skarsgard-exclusive/

@Radio interview: Errr you think he would have actually said he went there?

@Radio interview: Last book that you read…
Alex: I’m currently reading a book about Joe Hill called The Man Who Never Died about the labor union.

Last Movie you saw…
Alex: I saw The Master the other day.”

http://luvtheviking.tumblr.com/post/35302774799/imhereforsookie-alexander-skarsgard-part-3of3

I want to see his library.

Alex is Desperate... @ 11/08/2012 at 8:12 pm

For attention. He is not getting any roles so he has to resort to this B.S. He barely has a career at this point. Alex, you are done. Go back to Sweden. You are the next Dolph Lundgren! Yes you are!

Oh great, 50 shades of crap debate. I hope he stays far away from this role.

@Alex is Desperate…:
Don’t you all say that every year though. He seems to be doing just fine to me. Hey Dolph still got it and i am sure he much smarter than your dumb a**

@Oh man: Dolph, who was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to MIT? Yeah, he’s probably smarter than the troll.

He is Christian Grey, more so than any of the other actors wanting the role, period. Matt brings too much personal baggage with him and would kill the entire film with it. Ian could not act to save his life, and Henry is too stiff in both his acting and movements to be taken seriously. Alexander is perfect for the role.

And for those complaining about his age, the age of the character was completely unbelievable, bump up the age in the film, is done all the time. Will make the movie that much better and believable. He is but two years older than Ian, and looks that much better.

NO ONE SOULD PLAY CHRISTIAN GREY BECAUSE THE BOOK IS THE WORST THING THAT HAS BEEN WRITTEN IN HISTORY!!!!!

@Radio interview:

Thanks for the interview

Hmmmmm Alex was pretty certain where he travelled in the last few weeks and never once managed to slip up in a namibia mention ? to visit Charlize Theron

Is he just being coy and careful or it never happened?

@Ke: To repeat comment #41, were you really expecting him to say that he’d been in Namibia on a visit to CT, even if he had been? I don’t think he was, but I find it highly unlikely that even if he had been he’d just drop it in an interview.

50 Shades of Grey + Alexander= Repetitive creative job path that could be a sort of a career suicide for him. He is already a CG in TB so I don’t think he will consider seriously the role. He is just being polite and respectable. I mean come on guys that book is like that Twilight movie; it needs someone fresh and unknown in the hollywood industry to make a better impact. Robert Pattison was well known once he did twilight and I believe the same should happen to an actor on the rise.
AS needs to do more comedy and maybe an historical-medieval movie. He has to Diverse people, and 50 shades of Grey is career suicide and it will lower his acting cred.
Now on his appearance: some one is packing up huh? Body porn everywhere. God.
But why is he back in the US? I though we wouldn’t see him until next year or something…Not complaining either way…

@§: I wouldn’t be surprised if it was work related, though not necessarily TB. Also just hanging out enjoying the sun.

well.. i think alex would be perfect for this role. sorry “lafayette” but u can’t tell you’d give him 34 in true blood ;)
Dressed to the nines and with a little make up, he’d be more than perfect… we`ll see eventually :D

50 Shades of Grey as is… no, I wouldn’t want to see him in it because he’s far more talented than the author and better than the character. The writing is cliche and the characters are flat.

That said, a good screenwriter could change it from bad fanfiction to 9 1/2 weeks or Belle de Jour and create complexity and depth in the characters that the book hasn’t.

Unlikely I know, but that might be the reason that he hasn’t closed the door on the speculation and keeps repeating that he hasn’t seen a script.

Also, I’d really like to send the guy a new baseball cap because this one really doesn’t suit him.

Your Ana Is Here! @ 11/09/2012 at 1:22 pm

Hellooooo Mr North… Skarsg…. GREY! I’ll be the first in line if he plays the caracter! :D

Alex for CG! @ 11/09/2012 at 1:51 pm

@Karma:

Except tpf is NOT a fan forum, it’s only a soddy gossip forum like this. If you look closer at the comments on AS thread, you’ll learn that only an half of the regular posters are his fans. Others come to bad mouth him. Just check out the most bitter/patronizing/ belittling comments and then check out Joel Kinnaman’s and Joe Manganello’s threads you’ll get the picture. Also seems that many of the p00p “ladies” are Stephen Moyer fans, hmmmm. Go figure ;) I also find it funny that so many fans wants him to stay in ridiculously stupid and cheesy true blood but wouldn’t allow him to play Grey and get bigger exposure. What after TB, he’s not very well known outside TB and HBO circles and TB has already ruined his opportunities as an serious actor, at least in Europe. Sad but True.

Whycantipost @ 11/09/2012 at 1:53 pm

@Question:

That’s why Seann Penn got an Oscar for playing a gay man as a straight guy. If your idea is true it also should work the other way around, but guess not huh?

@Alex for CG!: “What after TB, he’s not very well known outside TB and HBO circles and TB has already ruined his opportunities as an serious actor, at least in Europe” And playing CG would help in that regard? For someone whining about TPF ‘belittling’ him you seem to be doing more than a little bit of that yourself.

@Canuck, they could get a good script, and it’s still be titled 50 Shades. I think most of the actors whose names are being tossed around: AS, Bomer, RG, etc, need to stay far far away. Go with an unknown or little known. Heck go with Ian Somerholder and Nina Dobrev, they appear to actually want the parts.

Alex for CG! @ 11/09/2012 at 2:15 pm

@ladybug:

How was I belittling him? Please explain. That wasn’t my intention but English is not my first language. And I wasn’t “whining” anything. I’m only PO when someone (Karma in this case) declares that his “serious fans” don’t want him to do this or that. And referring some creepy gossip forum (aka tpf) as a mouthpiece of ASkars fandom is beyond stupid ;D

@Alex for CG!: The part I quoted, sounded like you were belittling him. And let’s not get into a pissing contest with the other fan sites-they do their thing, we do ours. If you’ve got a problem with someone on the another forum, bring it up there, not here.
You may like 50 Shades, as do many others. But there is also a very large number of people, obviously including myself, who think that he, and any most every other known or semi-known actor, should stay far far a way from it. Why? Because even for a trashy novel it’s a piece of crap.

Disney Villainess @ 11/09/2012 at 3:36 pm

*Ahem*: “What after TB, he’s not very well known outside TB and HBO circles and TB has already ruined his opportunities as an serious actor, at least in Europe.”

^^^^^^^^^^That is what I would call “belittling”. If he continues to be consistent and persistent in being a good and capable actor, he shouldn’t have any problems being fairly successful when True Blood’s over. And I believe he will be. What I’m curious about though is how has True Blood affected his opportunities of being a serious actor in Europe?

Alex spotted in Ostersund, northern sweden. Looky here..

http://ltz.se/kulturnoje/noje/1.5180718-hollywoodbesok-i-ostersund

That was october 11. A couple of weeks in solitude then back to Stockholm. Down to Namibia for a quicky with CT? Maybe, but sounds unlikely to me…

By the way, he sure likes his tshirts. Must be freezing in northern sweden by now..

@Disney Villainess: That and appearing to claim to have ‘insider’ knowledge about the casting wishes and choices of both AS and European movie directors. And wans’t Melancholia a European movie? That Alex did during TB break. Or does that not count?

@Lilly, he was only in Ostersunde/Are for a few days, he was spotted back in Stockholm by that weekend. And was spotted in Stockholm for a few days after that. There was actually a time frame of about 10 days where he wasn’t spotted, or at least tweeted/fan piced. So, it’s not outside of the realm of possibility that he could have gone to Namibia. Don’t think it happened, though.

$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ @ 11/09/2012 at 4:16 pm

I think he cut Sweden short so he cud spent his holiday time with Charlize I believe he was spotted by sumone workin on the film set (lainey source) however the rest of the people do not know who alex really is in namba ################## so was able to spend time with his new rumored girlfriend with _out being snapped and bothered ..###########

@$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$:

Maybe, there must be a fire somewhere that is building all this smoke. How long has these rumours been going on? 6 months?

@Lilly: So, first you don’t believe it and then post #67 happens and you believe the rumors?

@ladybug:
Thats the question. I dont know what to believe…Its very confusing. Lots of sightings, no pics of the two.Everyone that sighted them seems to forgotten their cameras and telephones. Only PR from CT camp? Then why.?

Yes, please!

Matt Bomer wall the way!!!!!!!!! second choice – ryan gosling (but if if Matt won’t do it)

@$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$:

Drive by . You have got to be kidding right? . Do you really think that Alexander would give up the opportunity to spend time in Sweden with family and friends only to fly all the way across the world, spend all that money FOR WHAT? just to bang the living daylights out of Charlize for 10 + days (alex has got nothing better to do with his time other then sex) and for someone who I would not even consider or even close to a girlfriend in fact I don’t even believe she is a close pal ?

Sorry I am in the minority here that he never went to Namibia to bang Charlize , according to that radio interview sounds like he was doing alot of press/promo/ family , from what I can here of it .

@Lilly: This spring there were in fact a couple of sightings. In groups. And some weird US Weekly stories. And then her movie promotional duties were over and they both put the kibosh on the rumors.
Now, several months later Lainey’s ‘sources’ (and only Lainey’s) say they were in Namibia, looking into each other but not engaging in PDA. And these sources went only to Lainey who hadn’t written anything on CT since she arrived in Namibia to start filming. These sources didn’t go to Radar, or US or TMZ or whatever, they went to Lainey. And in the week since there have been no corroboration from any other witness?

@IRT: Actually doubting the Lainey story puts you in the majority, not the minority.

Alex for CG! @ 11/09/2012 at 5:15 pm

@ladybug: @ladybug:

“If you’ve got a problem with someone on the another forum, bring it up there, not here.”

The “problem” is they tend to report members who don’t agree and get them banned. You can trash Alex all you want but if you say something negative about e.g. manganiello your post will be removed and you may be banned. That’s happened on Eonline and on the Vault as well. There have been threads on admin policies of some discussion boards on IMBD.com. IDK if its their admin policy or are Manganiello/Moyer fans that sensitive that they report and flag everything they don’t like. I mean they say really nasty and mean things about Alex but if someone even slightly criticize those other guys the said post or the whole thread will mystically disappear. This board seems to be the only one where freedom of speech still prevails. And I didn’t bring that p00p forum up here in the first place so get off your high horse. It was Karma as you well know, she even got 9 likes for propping that sorry excuse for a “fan” forum ;). In the nutshell tPF is NOT a fan forum! It’s gossip page but Alex’s and Kardashian’s threads are the worst ones there. Of course Kimmy is
a reality show star and seeks attention for attention’s sake but still…And btw, they also laugh at JJ posters, b/c they really strongly believe they’re better than y’all ;D

Too old and not handsome enough.

Disney Villainess @ 11/09/2012 at 5:33 pm

@ladybug: #66, “That and appearing to claim to have ‘insider’ knowledge about the casting wishes and choices of both AS and European movie directors.”

Exactly. Europe is the man’s home for f*cks sake, at the least I’m thinking that if it doesn’t work out here(which I do doubt)he has to have plenty of good connections in and around the homeland and it doesn’t have to just be for “serious” parts either, that’s just ridiculous IMO. And he’s a Skarsgard, the lucky b*stard, he’ll be set for life regardless of what happens, LOL. The dude will be OK.

“And wasn’t Melancholia a European movie? That Alex did during TB break. Or does that not count?”

It does count. IDK what that person’s talking about……….

Alex for CG! @ 11/09/2012 at 5:33 pm

@Lilly:

Because Namibia is not US. I’m sure the the Namibians don’t even know who Alex is (except some possible truebies) and I doubt everyone there has cameras and/or cellphones. TB isn’t such a hit outside US and the show has received some really unflattering reviews world wide. Methinks Alex can go pretty ninja most of the time when he’s not in US. He’s not THAT famous except in Sweden and there celebs are left alone, at least by the locals. Of course there’ll always be some creepy stans and unloyal friends who would probably take a picture of him when he’s doing some very intimate, personal or embarrassing stuff and then spread pix all over internet.

@Alex for CG!: ” And I didn’t bring that p00p forum up here in the first place so get off your high horse. It was Karma as you well know”
I don’t care who brought up first -kind of a juvenile argument really-but it’s a question of courtesy for everyone else on here not to be dragged into a tpf/whatever forum bashing. It happens occasionally (using the nearly the exact same argument) and it gets very old very quick. Yes, they bash jj on there, and we’ve bashed yuku on here, though I don’t think recently. And yes, I’m well aware of the Vault’s reputation, which why I know I don’t go there.
Karma brought up tpf and Meatballs, as examples, not subjects, that was you.
You’re frustrated, Fine. But dragging that frustration with other forums onto this one is annoying. If you like this place because there is no reregistration /moderation (what you call freedom of speech) great. But please leave the other crap behind.

Alex for CG! @ 11/09/2012 at 6:21 pm

@ladybug:

“Karma brought up tpf and Meatballs, as examples, not subjects, that was you.”
Actually Karma brought them up as “serious” fans, which Meatball is, I belive, regardless her snarky, sometimes weird comments but tpf is really NOT a fan forum, how many times this need to be said ;)

You try to admin this page now? And who are you to say what is allowed to talk on this board? You have mentioned other forums and gossip sites several times here; Lainey, Ted, tpf, yuku comes to mind. Are you tpf member or why you get that offended b/c I really didn’t bash them even though I have no respect for them either. What I wrote happens to be true, not nasty speculation, that’s more like their MO. That said I think all the different kind of forums, fans, stans and anti fans are part of the Skarsphenomenon and should be treated as such.
Btw, I find your “juvenile” comment quite amusing when you and some other regulars here are acting like Alex’s mommys fussing over his whereabouts, gf’s and life in general (though I doubt My Skarsgård is that fussy;)

Only fat and ugly women like 50 shades of grey.

@eve: You think Alex isn’t handsome? Please post a picture of the pig you are f*****g. Oh wait you like 50 shades of grey.I doubt you have a man.

@Alex for CG!: “Lainey, Ted, tpf, yuku comes to mind. Are you tpf member or why you get that offended b/c I”

I’ve not mentioned Ted in a very long time, so it’s interesting that you’d
know that I’d mentioned him.

And yes we mention Lainey, but she isn’t a forum or comment blog, so our comments are specifically about her, not about how we don’t like her commenters or her moderating system or whatnot. But, you know that don’t you?

You’re not bashing tpf, but yet you call them ‘p00p forum’.

Oh, no I’m not adminning here-I’m pretty sure that JJ doesn’t actually have one-just making a request.

“Btw, I find your “juvenile” comment quite amusing when you and some other regulars here are acting like Alex’s mommys fussing over his whereabouts, gf’s and life in general (though I doubt My Skarsgård is that fussy;)”

And yet you mention all the other AS oriented sites that you’ve gone to, many of which presumably also post similar info-I know Meatballs does. So what is you go for on all these sites for? Scintillating discussion on his career choices? Clothing choices?

Alex is Desperate... @ 11/09/2012 at 7:55 pm

@45
“Don’t you all say that every year though. He seems to be doing just fine to me. Hey Dolph still got it and i am sure he much smarter than your dumb a**”
DL doesn’t “got it” he barely has a career. And what do you mean “every year”. What are you talking about?!
@ladybug
“Dolph, who was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to MIT? Yeah, he’s probably smarter than the troll.”
And look at what DL did with that scholarship.

“When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the LOSER.”
The two of you need to check yourselves/yourself.

@Question: I agree completely

@ladybug: Agreed. And the chances of the script being deeper than the book is infinitesimal.

That said, it’s pretty clear that the film will do well regardless of who stars in it. One has only to look at how many copies of the badly written book have been sold to understand that. Twilight is the perfect example of this kind of film made from a crappy book that, from a career point of view, will be someone’s “big break” into A list film status.

He’d have to be a fool to close the door on the idea without ever having seen a script, and I think we all know he’s far from that.

Most of you lot need to get a life. Unless stalking the movement patterns of actors pays the bills…. a questionable occupation. As for Fifty, based on looks Alex is polar opposite so no. As long as it’s not old boring bomer. Upcoming actors I say.

@Canuck: It think out of all the known actors whose names have been tossed about only Fassbender has been much more definitive about saying no. Everyone else is being much more diplomatic. Sad part is, the script is just getting started so we’ll have a looooooooong time to go until people get cast and we can stop with this crap.

I can’t think in another one to play Christian, Alexander is totally Christian: He is handsome, blonde, he knows how to do a sex scene and he seems to be dangerous,complex and an intelligent man I looooove Alexander to play Christian

@ladybug: Most ridiculous rumour? The Beebs… lol

Whycantipost @ 11/10/2012 at 4:54 pm

About the Skars/CT rumors: Lainey hates CT, she was the one who started the ‘CT is a huge ice queen’ rumors. Aside from my own opinion about their ‘coupling’., I seriously don’t understand why she would even write about her and Alex, since she dislikes CT and came up with the weird ‘Alex at Comicon with a brunette’ stuff, which only shows she has no insider info at all.
And she loveeeeeees PoopieGoopie Paltrow, so I can’t take her serious: she is actually someone who seems like an ice queen and fake. (ok yeah, had to make a mean remark about Paltrow).

@Canuck: Please tell me you’re joking about that. I may not like 50 shades but even i wouldn’t wish the Beebs onto 50 Shades fans.

@ladybug: Oh no… There truly was some media speculation, no doubt started by one of his people.

@Canuck: Started by his pr people to make him seem manly? Most of his fans couldn’t see the movie even if was PG-13, what audience would he be appealing to?
Yuck, just yuck.

I love Alexander Skarsgard for the role , he IS my Christian Grey!

Ugh, this 50 shades BS is so brutal. It will probably be just as crappy as the Twilight sh*t was.

@ladybug: Maybe it was a roundabout way of suggesting he play Anastasia? Lol

I WOULD WATCH THAT. RYAN GOSLING, NO.

@Canuck: AAAAAAAAAGH! :)

@Macy: Pity EL didn’t improve upon her source material for 50 Shades: Better writing, actually interesting characters, less misogyny.

New / old pic @ 11/11/2012 at 6:49 am

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mdbd5q73gO1reg0o7o1_1280.jpg
tagged skarsgård skön granne på alexander frisör salongen
Up loaded June 3 2012

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Please no! He is NOT Christian Grey at all!!!!!
Matt, Ryan or Ian, that’s for sure!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Alex is apparently in London right now. Meatballs has some photos of him at a market in Camden

http://askarsswedishmeatballs.tumblr.com/post/35505256487/indecisivearies-just-met-alexander-skarsgard

@Macy: Darn, he just missed me by less than a week… :)))

What is he doing now ? @ 11/11/2012 at 6:34 pm

What is he doing in London again ?? Work? pleasure? Tourist sight seeing?? Special someone?? etc etc

On Kate Bosworth twitter she is in England as well did not state if her Michael Polish is their with her . Alex & Kate are both in London at the same time .Her tweet is Watching the Dallas Cowboys while i am in England . But don’t know what part of England .

@WTF!: Luckily for AS London’s a big city.

@WTF!:
you know they both live in LA OMG they might run into each there too.

Talk about mountains out of molehills. She doesn’t even like the cowboys, Polish does. He’s there you can bet on it. He’s glued to her behind.

Could be on his way to Sweden again ? Don’t some flights have a layover to London .

@Emily: Yes, he usually goes from LA to Stockholm via London. I guess now that he’s got time he’s spending a little extra layover time in London. Maybe he’s looking for less clashing shoes or something.

@Macy, thanks for that visual!

@Oh man, at this point RB probably doesn’t even have to map out their coordinates to make sure that they don’t run into to each other.

@Emily:
Yep I would think that’s a major layover point for many Euro flights.

Macy is right, MP is the Dallas Cowboy fan, so if she is watching the game, he is probably there with her.

@ladybug: Oh those shoes ! I didn’t know what to think . They might be very comfortable .Hate those shoestrings though in them .

@Emily: I hope they’re comfortable, but it’s not his best look, footwear-wise.

Bumblebee @ 11/12/2012 at 4:21 am

Isnt it also Gustav s birthdsy on the 12th? last heard he was shooting in ireland, so they could be celebrating his birthday in
London!

But damn i am pissed off! i was in London for a week and he seemd to have got in just as i left !

@Bumblebee:Due to the magic of The Google, Gustaf’s birthday is indeed today (Nov. 12). Though whether he’s still filming his tv series I have no idea.

And thumb troll, dear thumb troll, have you considered getting help for your extreme passive-aggressiveness?

Watch factory @ 11/12/2012 at 9:08 am

Is Charlize near London. Or still in africa I bet there will be a sighting . Of the two ?

Whycantipost @ 11/12/2012 at 12:32 pm

@Watch factory:

No man, he is there with KBos, or he is involved in a relationship with CT and KBos (OMFG!). Orrrrrr Polish is also involved. Or CT AND Kate are covering for the hot and steamy romance between Alex and Polish! Yes, that must be it! Mystery solved.

Whycantipost @ 11/12/2012 at 12:33 pm

Oh I forgot; Kate and CT are lovers also of course. How could I forget that?

@Whycantipost: You forgot Lucy Griffiths! :)

Actually, the most likely reason is that his dad is there shooting Thor, and Alex is probably visiting him since he said his dad is one of his best friends.

@Macy: Which might also explain the October stopover.

@ladybug:
Exactly. I’m sure he put in a visit to his dad since they’re so close. He likes to see his family whenever he can and if Gustaf is still shooting in Ireland perhaps he got to visit with him also.

So no London Fields project for Alex?

“For those fans asking…
YES, Alexander WAS attached a role in London Fields, however I just got an email where he tells me he is no longer available to do the role due to scheduling. :( sorry folks…”

https://www.facebook.com/AlexanderSkarsgard.Net?ref=stream

Wasn't interested ..? @ 11/12/2012 at 6:49 pm

What scheduling conflicts .? TB that’s all he’s got lined up at the mo, so he cannot fit a minor role around TB ? Doubt it was a major or starring role and TB Which only has 10eps next yr
Unless he wasnt intrested in the project and dropped out last minute and used scheduling conflicts or really has another film on the go? tell me it’s not TARZEN

@ladybug:
Well I guess that’s why he was talking to Olivia at the CK event. You could hear it in the one clip that she asked him about it.
I guess it was probably scheduled to start shooting in late Dec or the new year, when TB starts back up. Seeing as it take them about 3 weeks to shoot one episode, he wouldn’t have time. There weren’t that many male roles, and the synopsis is that the psychic (Olivia) gets killed by one of two men, so he was probably one of the leads.

@Wasn’t interested ..?: Would have been a lead, sorry to disappoint you:

http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/972373/London-Fields/

and the film is still in preproduction and so therefore isn’t going to be fit in before TB.

@Macy, as long as this has been in the works they may not finish preproduction before TB ends filming. But I’m presuming they think they’re near a starting date for him to turn it down.

@ladybug:
Well, he really only has about a month and a half to film anything before he would have to start prepping for TB.

Lucy in the sky @ 11/14/2012 at 4:45 pm

He’s with Lucy in London. Yes, the next TB couple. How romantic awwwww. TB is such a love fest, just as Evan Rachel Woods told when she kind of admitted she dated Alex ;)

@Lucy in the sky:
Lucy is in New York on the set her new film.

@tall: Don’t distract the relationship troll with facts, they only confuse the troll! :)

“”True Blood” star Alexander Skarsgard has emerged as the frontrunner to topline David Yates’ “Tarzan” movie at Warner Bros.
An imposing physical presence at 6’4″, Skarsgard is Yates’ choice to play the vine-swinging hero, sources tell Variety.
Skarsgard doesn’t have an offer and the studio hasn’t finalized any casting decisions for the film, which has yet to go before the studio’s greenlight committee. However, with a summer start date being planned, it is expected to be greenlit before the end of the year, as WB is high on Yates and wouldn’t tie up his schedule with a movie it has no intention of making.”

http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118062211?refCatId=13

Jeanne Hewitt @ 11/15/2012 at 1:46 am

Alexander Skarsgard is a perfect choice to play Christian Grey in Firfty Shades of Grey. He is one of Hollywood’s best kept secrets. Is also one of the sexiest men alive.
Yummy

@Jeanne Hewitt: But he does not look how the character is described. He’d be miscast.

fyathyrio @ 11/15/2012 at 4:38 am

I just can’t see Alex trying very hard for the part. He has said before that he plays a vampire 6 months out of the year and wants to do other types of characters during the hiatus. But he is also the diplomat and would never say anything about not wanting the roll. Would give the impression that he is to picky and therefor difficult to deal with.

So I think this one should be filed in {Statement stretched out of desperation by media due to lack of new Alex news}.

And my thought on him in the role:NNNNNNNNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

In the UK.????? @ 11/15/2012 at 5:47 am

I did see some set pics of Lucy posted 7th November
http://bome-diggity.tumblr.com/post/35195052622

Lucy is apparently in the uk according to her website someone who knows her.???

rock n roll heart will be going into production next summer after lucy finishes up true blood. she’s co producing and starring, she’s been learning guitar for a while and she’s pretty good actually. she’s over in the uk now until after christmas.

James O'Brien @ 12/29/2012 at 9:44 pm

Matthew Bomer, Henry Cavill and Tom Hardy are the top 3 to play Christian Grey over at fillthepart.com. Head over a cast who you want.

http://www.fillthepart.com/parts/christiangrey

Omg !! He is perfect for Christian Grey .. seriously if you have watched True Blood you will see how good he matches for Christian Grey character ! When I was reading the books I pictured exactly him for CG ;)

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