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'Fifty Shades of Grey' Movie Poll: Who Should be Christian Grey?

'Fifty Shades of Grey' Movie Poll: Who Should be Christian Grey?

We were all shocked by today’s news that Charlie Hunnam will no longer be playing the role of Christian Grey in the highly anticipated Fifty Shades of Grey movie.

Now the big question on everyone’s mind is… who will be playing the coveted role?! We want to get YOUR opinion on who should be cast alongside Dakota Johnson in the upcoming movie based on E.L. James‘ bestselling book.

The two most popular choices are without a doubt Ian Somerhalder and Matt Bomer, but some other opinions we have been hearing are Chris Hemsworth, Alexander Skarsgard, and others.

Vote below and let your voice be heard!

Comment below to explain your choice or leave a different option!

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    I hope Ian Somerhalder gets it. He’s really a fantastic and charismatic actor. On the other hand, his schedule on Vampire Diaries would make it difficult to commit. I’m sure the producers of the film don’t want to have another Charlie Hunnam bailing on them. So my second choice is Matt Bomer.

  • maggie

    Henry Cavill. Alexis Bledel.These two are the perfect actors.

  • Julie

    Fassbender !

  • Hailey

    Tom Welling

  • Amber

    I’m sorry, but who ever takes this role is a moron and is going to look like a fool because they were never the first option.

  • Carol

    MATT for sure!! Yeah, thanks GOD the other actor changed his mind!! huahauhaua

  • Amber


    I would rather he not do it. It was said that he was never in the running. If he were to accept the role now, I think he would look kinda foolish.

  • Sam

    Paul Bettany is the one for me.

  • Erin

    Nobody. That movie shouldn’t be made

  • Bibi

    Well… since M. Fassbender is now a farcry from the obscurity days in Hex and wouln’t do it and since I picture Christian Grey being 35+ I would go with Richard Armitage. He is so underated, such a talented actor… if you watch him as Guy of Gisborne in Robin Hood you would totally see what i’m talking about. he is very masculine, virile… all man and he is unknown so i don’t think he would be very picky :/ i think there is a possibility he would take it

  • Ana Paula

    Ian Somerhalder <3

  • CJ

    Totally agree, just can’t watch a proud gay guy “making love” to a woman – I know it’s called acting, but I have to be able to buy into the fantasy!!

  • Pamela

    HENRY CAVIL!!! (L)

  • Bibi

    @CJ: Second that! I just don’t get this girls… It would be totally lame and would not pass credibility. I’m sure the producers know that.

  • Bibi

    @Bibi: these girls

  • Bibi

    What about Rob-James Collier? I don’t think his name has been said yet. He is great looking and might be a good choice… idk it just came up. i still stick to Richard Armitage

  • Samantha Patterson

    Shouldn’t we just leave this one to the porn industry?

  • becky

    henry cavill!!!!

  • Cathie

    @vote for…!!!!:

    Because he’s too old and too short – cute though!

  • House


  • ava

    I think Luke Mitchell would be a good choice, popular in Aus but just breaking out stateside

  • karl

    The should just pick this boomer guy and name it fity shades of gay…

  • Liverwurst

    Steven Strait, or Jason Momoa

  • caro

    Stephen Amell!!! Just perfect.

  • Ashling

    This movie gets worse by the day. Only a C list actor would want this role.

  • julie

    Why no Henry Cavill name there?
    They should recast Dakota Johnson with girl that looks 22 not 34.

  • Jess

    Karl Urban!


    Shia labeouf

  • Amy

    Other… An unknown actor with dark hair and blue eyes who has similar features to Matt Bomer, Ian Somerhalder and Henry Cavill.

  • rdh

    @Ashley: I totally agree!!! Don’t bother making a movie of that trashy series of books.

  • Danielle


    Jesse if you read the last book and the point of view from Christian–he thought she was a sub because she tripped in his office. He had no idea she wasn’t until later. And by then from the book–they were both very attracted to one another and wanted to give the relationship, such as it was, a chance.

    This wasn’t literature you know. And the author had no intention of making it a real dom-sub relationship.

  • Vee

    Darn, I really would have seen this movie if Charlie Hunnam was in it, however, if not him Jonathan Rhys Meyers would be great.

  • Dd


  • Sara

    Dakota needs to be let go too! They need to completely re-do this thing. She was never right for Ana anyway! They need to recast both roles and let her go.

  • Liz

    @julie: Henry should be there because he was always one of the top 3 fan favorites! Yes Dakota looks very old for her age and looks nothing like Ana, I’m hoping she will drop too or be replaced.

  • CEH

    Matt Bomer is GAY!!! He would NOT be believable as CG!

  • p a m

    Jim Carey

  • 55vineyard

    I have no plans to see this movie, the book was boring as heck and I gave it away (thankfully I did not buy the book but someone gave it to me) and after 5 pages I have it away. Personally I think the movie will bomb after 1-2 weeks.

  • Willa

    Someone new like Francois Arnaud!

  • Jen

    Charlie would have been perfect as Mr. Grey. But if not him, RYAN PHILLIPPE please!

  • jimmy

    No actor in their right mind will touch this misogynistic ode to domestic abuse. Get Robin Thicke to do it, he hates women.

  • jennifer

    i thought that charlie was the perfect grey!, i’m tired to hear that everyone wants matt bomer as christian grey but he is no darker enough for the role! he is just a good looking guy but he doesn’t fill the role, i want ian for grey but also i’m scared that the movie will be bad for his career

  • jennifer

    but also if they want someone new i will put scott eastwood

  • LovePattz

    Who should take the part? Anyone who wants their career flushed down the toilet. Can’t imagine how they can make such a horribly written
    book into a ‘good’ movie.

  • Slightly Amused

    I voted other. I say Bill Skarsgard- He has similar mannerisms to his brother but is alot younger. Also, Some of his early swedish stuff is excellent ;p

  • Honest truth

    Henry Cavill or max iron!!!!:)

  • Bobbie

    Really People?… Just because someone is gay it doesn’t mean he can’t play the role, that’s just being rude and unfair. Either way, they should just drop this whole project, I’m not sure but I don’t think this movie will be as everyone is expected to be, I mean They should just leave everyone’s imagination to flow with the book. This movie will just ruin it.

  • Lyn

    If it can’t be Charlie Hunnam- then Matt Bomer!!!!

  • Chevelle Kealey

    Henry Cavill!!!!!! TOM WELLING!!!!!

  • Victoria R

    Chris Pine! He’s exactly who I picture in my mind when I read the books!