The hot topic of who will play the leading handsome gentleman in the movie rendition of E.L. James’ “Fifty Shades of Grey” is not going to cool off until an announcement is made. Whereas slightly more predictable hunks like Ian Somerhalder and Henry Cavill have been hogging a lot of air time on gossip channels, a new underdog has emerged as a potential player for the role. Zac Efron, best known from “High School Musical,” is a new thought for the cast.
Efron may seem quite young compared to the other men in line for the role, though at the age of 24, he may just be the perfect player for 27-year-old Grey. The former-Disney star has come quite a long way since his ‘high school’ days, most recently having even performed in an on-screen steamy sex scene with Nicole Kidman in 2012’s “The Paperboy.”
Suffice it to say, the cutie already has quite the large female fanbase. And it seems as though Efron’s fans are looking at him as a very serious contender for the part. There’s even a fan-made trailer that features him in the role of Christian Grey: