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Stephen Amell Talks 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Casting Meetings!

Stephen Amell Talks 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Casting Meetings!

Stephen Amell has revealed that he has taken a meeting to possibly play Christian Grey in the Fifty Shades of Grey film!

The 31-year-old actor took to his Facebook account the next day to send his fans a vague message about the meeting.

“I get questions about Christian Grey all the time. That project is a long way off. I know this, because I had a meeting about it. Long way off. I mean, not that long, but not close. I wouldn’t call it long, but I wouldn’t call it close,” Stephen said.

Pictured inside: Stephen kissing his co-star Katie Cassidy while sporting a retro outfit on the set of Arrow on Wednesday (March 20) in Vancouver, Canada.

Earlier in the day, Stephen rocked his classic Arrow makeup for more filming and was also joined on set by his wife Cassandra Jean.

DO YOU THINK Stephen Amell would make a good Christian Grey?


Stephen Amell Talks ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Casting Meetings!

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  • Lola

    He’s kissing his co-star Katie Cassidy dumb-ass.

  • edeilo

    Ugh, I hope not. He would make a terrible Christian. Some of these people that are being “considered” are just awful.

  • Carolina

    He’s not kissing his wife, he’s actually kissing Katie Cassidy because they’re filming a scene.

  • Dani

    Hell no! This guy keeps flaunting out his new wife and marriage. I don’t think thats appealing to female fans who want to fantasize about Christian Grey.

  • Jen

    Yes, please give it to this lame nobody actor so people can stop discussing my actual favorite good actors for this stupid movie.

  • B.

    He sounds SO incredible stupid. I think he’s ready to be associated with the book!

  • Mary

    Terrible Christian! And he doesn’t even have a sexy voice to swoon over. We ALL know its a ways off because EL James has reminded us of that a few times. I’m sure he’ll audition, but I doubt he’ll get it. The Christian I have in my head is much hotter and more fitting to the character in the book, so I won’t be seeing it if in fact he does end up with the part.

  • Cath

    “I know this, because I had a meeting about it.” Wtf? Is he bragging? I don’t like his comment it rubs me the wrong way, and I certainly don’t like him for Christian. I don’t find him nearly as attractive as Christian is supposed to be. Bleh!

  • Melissa

    I will boycott all things Fifty Shades, except the books themselves. If he is cast as Christian!

  • Jessie

    First he says it’s a long long way off, then I wouldn’t call it long, but not close. He needs to just shut up. Christian Grey indeed.

  • Sarah.

    He wouldn’t be my first choice as Christian but I think he would be great. I love Arrow!!

  • Ale

    I don’t like him for Christian either. He’s nothing like Christian should be.

  • Steph

    THANKS FOR THE SPOILER

  • Steph

    Relax ppl theres more parts in 50 shades that he could have a meeting for

  • Lyne

    No he will NOT make a good Christian Grey. Not even close. Matt Bomer would be best, but Charlie Hunnam, Henry Cavill, or Jesse Pavelka would work too. :)

  • Bev

    I would pay big money to see Stephen as Christian Grey, he would be perfect.

  • Lillian

    OMG I hope not. He soesn’t fit the mental picture I have of Christian Grey. Who ever they finally cast for the role has to be physical perfection and a gorgeous face. The guy has to sizzle on screen and ooze sexappeal. I hope they have an open casting call like they did for Twilight. Look how perfecr the role of Edward turned out. I never hear of Robert Pattinson before Twilight.

  • Vanessa

    For everyone that saying “NO WAY” for him to be cast as “Christian Grey”… THANK YOU!! Only because HE isTOO GOOD for that role anyways! Stick with Arrow Stephen… you’re too talented for 50 Shades of BS

  • Kim

    It would require true talent so please only Bomer or Gossling but both are rather above trashy novels turned movies

  • Olivia

    I’m sorry but Stephen is not nearly attractive enough for Christian. What a dull choice he would be. I think several actors have had meetings so it’s not something that’s exclusive to him I would guess. My choice would be Ian Somerhalder. Perfect match of actor and role. If not, then an unknown actor because none of the other so called fan favorites are anywhere near being the whole package needed for this role.

  • http://amandaleehartel@yahoo.com amanda

    HELL NO. PLEASE DO NOT CAST HIM. sorry but he is just not hot enough for the descriptions in the books. i still think Channing Tatum is the perfect choice. who is with me?

  • MJ

    Mostly everyone that’s a fan has read these books already, so it’s not like we’re going to see the movie and the actors will be who we then picture in our heads when we go to read the books. We expect to see the actors actually look like the characters, since we’ve pretty much all already read the books first! Stephen does NOT look like Christian! Christian is supposed to make all the women swoon and be spellbound over him. Stephen does not have that effect! I was just watching an interview the other day with Henry Cavill, and the lady interviewing him was so flustered! Now THAT is the Christian Grey effect!

  • Joyce

    @MJ:

    Ian Somerhalder has that effect in spades on women. He definitely has the most Christian Grey effect of all the names mentioned. Stephen Armell, not at all. Some of these choices are puzzling.

  • MJ

    @Joyce: Ian doesn’t have that effect on me, that’s for sure! But to each their own.

  • Fifty fan

    It’s about the time they would hold initiatory meetings even though casting hasn’t actually begun, and I’m certain Stephen isn’t the only one. Perhaps he was just offered a future audition? Who knows. I definitely can’t see him as CTG though. All I hope for is that my favs at least get an audition. Then may the best man and woman win.

  • Lola

    GASPARD ULLIEL AS GREY!! TRUST ME PEOPLE

  • Jes

    I’d like a British with a sexy accent for the role.

  • http://twitter.com/Evelyn_Guedes Evelyn Guedes

    I want Matt Bomer for Christian Grey!

  • SawBaby

    No… no no no! Stephen wouldn’t make a good Christian because even in Arrow (don’t get me wrong I love the show) he looks like he is about to bust out laughing the entire time. I can’t… he’s too… good.

    We need an actual bad boy, with a good heart of course. They have to have that actual bad boy look and he unfortunately does not have that look.

    Channing Tatum wouldn’t be good for the role either, although he is an incredibly gorgeous man that I’d let take me into the ‘Red Room of Pain’ any day xD . My image of Christian Grey lingers around Ian Somerhalder or Matt Bomber but Ian will always be my perfect man <3

    Anyways… Hush up all the haters. I really hope he doesn't get the role, but I still love him. Problem is I love the book more and I want the characters to be perfect like how I have them in my head and he doesn't meet the standards!

  • aerialla

    I’m so glad I got over the complete and utter shitty writing that Fifty Shades was when it was Twilight Bella/Edward fanfiction titled Masters of the Universe. Why don’t they just cast Rob and Kristen lookalikes and be done with it. James’ changing the names to whatever they are didn’t change the fact that she is a shitty writer just ahead of Stephanie Meyer.

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    @Lola:

    He would never lower himself to take the part. He has class, and hes already making enough money. The part should go to a z-list cw actor, so Ian and Stephen are the perfect candidates for it.

  • Chris

    @Jes:

    Christian isn’t British. It would be a whole different character.

  • Christine

    He is the ONLY guy who can play Christian in my opinion! He just IS Christian Grey!

  • brigita600

    I think he would be great

  • http://twitter grgd

    ryan gosling is christian grey :))

  • Yeppers

    Why is the movie even being made. That book objectifies women and make them look weak. I read a bit of it to see what all the hype about it was. Horribly written and horrible in general. I know I am not alone. Stupid useless book based on Twilight fiction. Ridiculous. Let’s get some movies made about GOOD books that talk about empowerment not weakness and a spoiled boy who takes advantage of a young naive young lady.

  • linda

    @Jen:

    Yeah! He´s perfect!
    This movie is going to be so bad, that it´ll be even funny to go and see it! Can´t wait!

  • dee

    no plz..nooooooooooooo

  • Alexandria

    @Mary: I totally agree with you. He does not look, sound or feel like our Chrystian at all

  • aquarius21

    I guess this knocks Taylor Lautner out, and his being cast for Christian was a big stretch.

    And he’s a wrong call for Jose – Taylor’s not Hispanic and the role is Jacob 2.0.

  • an opinion

    WHO? I knew the producers of this film were leaking stories of true A list actor and actresses being interested in this part when it was really a lie.

  • this gets sillier

    LOL, a meeting for a bit part! Also, the Ian tweens, his film career failed years ago, like they would trust a new franchise to him? Another LOL!

  • Dean and Deluca

    I would bet cash money that the producers will go with a virtual unknown. A-listers like Gosling wouldn’t touch a project like this with a 10-foot pole, given the subject matter, its too high risk and could turn out to be a “Showgirls” type disaster. Another “no” to the actors who are either openly gay or are plagued with gay rumors. Again, too high risk to cast someone that couldn’t pull off believable sexual chemistry with a woman. Henry Cavill. Now that he’s Superman, his image (and career choices) are going to be aligned with that franchise.

    Ian S would be awesome.

  • Ellie

    No. Just NO. This is Ian Somerhalder’s role.

  • Maria

    Not bad. Not bad at all. Stephen makes a great wealthy young man in Arrow. I’ll take him over Alex Skarsgaard or Ryan Gosling (meh!). Sharon Stone for Mrs. Robinson!!!!

  • too funny!

    Thank God no real actor is going to sully his career by being involved with this movie!

  • Whitney

    @MJ: He won’t get it. I don’t think he is on the producers mind

  • gingerman

    He probably met with the person who might do catering on 50 shades of Grey. There’s no way a CW actor of such limited range would be cast in this role. He’s hot be his acting skills are way below par.

  • aquarius64

    I think the producers and studio are throwing out names of potential “Christians” and “Anastasias” to gauge public reaction. This is a high risk film and they want an actor or actress that can put butts in the seats at the multiplex and guarantee a big box office return.

  • Amber

    I like Stephen, but sorry, Matt Bomer IS Christian Grey!!!

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