Like just about every woman in America, I was sidelined by Fifty Shades of Grey. Here at TwentyTweets, one of our contributors was already ahead of the game and shared some insight to one of the most desired series of the year. (Read Kate’s take on the “mommy porn” series here.) Since I already finished the juicy book, my inner goddess is currently more interested in the sex pot that will be playing Mr. Christian Grey. Oh, and the lucky gal that will be playing Anastasia Steele. I have several predictions for who could be playing these two complicated characters in the film adaptation. I also threw in some honorable mentions because I couldn’t narrow it down!
Who would I like to see play the sexy Mr. Grey?
1. Alexander Skarsgard
If you’ve ever watched True Blood (or have a pair of eyes)… enough said. But, seriously he’s tall, athletic, dirty blonde and obviously comfortable being naked. He’s the total package. I can see him being sensitive yet protective. I can see him being dominating and loving. His character on True Blood is similar in some ways to Christian, and that’s what really sold it for me … and those abs.
2. Ryan Gosling
Trust me when I say that I love me some Ryan Gosling, but I’m not completely sold on this. Boy can wear a suit, trust that. He would have no problem pulling off the Christian Grey style, but I don’t think he’ll be able to man up enough to be dominating. If he was cast as Christian, I wouldn’t be against it because I’d be excited to see Ryan Gosling in a different role. This role is definitely out of his element. This isn’t The Notebook type of love, this is some dirty love. He would have to combine his role in Drive with his role in Crazy, Stupid, Love and it would be perfection.
*Honorable Mentions: Hayden Christensen, Chris Pine
Moving on to Anastasia Steele:
1. Alexis Bledel
I know, I know… Rory Gilmore. Seriously? Yes! She’s shy, timid, and I could see her bringing out her “inner goddess” when necessary. She has the look of Ana but would definitely need to sex it up when the time came.
2. Leighton Meester
She may be the resident Queen Bee on Gossip Girl, but I think she could fit the role of Anastasia quite well. She’s been cast in a few films lately, and this could be a break out role for her!
3. Emmy Rossum
Star of Shameless on Showtime, Emmy is not at all shy about being naked in front of the camera. She has a charm about her that can be portrayed like the girl next door with a little bit of an edge. Anastasia Steele is shy and timid but also fierce like Emmy.
*Honorable Mentions: Elizabeth Olsen, Lucy Hale, Lily Collins
And last but not least, even though Elena (or as Anastasia would say, Mrs. Robionson) isn’t a major character, I know the perfect woman for the job! Kim Cattrall, of course.
So, what do you think? If you agree or disagree with my selections, let us know in the comments below or @20sTweet!