Ian Somerhalder has emerged as a fan favorite to play Christian Grey in the Fifty Shades of Grey movie. Although no casting has been set, Somerhalder has beat out other Hollywood hunks like Matt Bomer and Stephen Amell in online polls.
Even before aall the Fifty Shades of Grey movie fanfare, Somerhalder talked about playing the Grey role back in 2012.
"Almost every guy in Hollywood, in some way or form, is up for the role" Somerhalder said.
And, according to Somerhalder, why wouldn't every guy want to play the Grey role?
"I just think E L James created this really bad ass, dynamic set of stories. Some really cool characters. A treat at times, a little uncomfortable at times," Somerhalder said.
Like the bevy of men that have been rumored and wanted for the role of Christian Grey, there are ton of Hollywood women that have been tossed around for the role of Anastasia Steele including Emma Watson, Shailene Woodley, Nikki Reed and Alexis Bledel. Bledel remains the fan favorite.
So as it stands right now Somerhalder and Bledel are the reigning king and queen among fans.