May 28, 2015 | Updated at 11:51 AM EDT The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

'Fifty Shades of Grey' Movie Cast: Who Are The Top 3 Christian Grey Candidates?

Throughout the summer, many have been buzzing on just who they feel would make the perfect Christian Grey character in the movie version of E.L. James' "Fifty Shades of Grey."

By Bobby Pollier, EnStars on Aug 27, 2012 04:05 PM EDT
facebook tweet this pin it plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
  • Fifty Shades of Grey
  • Fifty Shades of Grey (Photo : Fifty Shades of Grey)

Throughout the summer, many have been buzzing on just who they feel would make the perfect Christian Grey character in the movie version of E.L. James' "Fifty Shades of Grey."  

However, based on internet chatter, the fans now have their preferences down to three candidates, according to Policymic: "True Blood" actor Alexander Skarsgard, "Gangster Squad'' star Ryan Gosling and "Man of Steel" hero Henry Cavill.

Known for his role as an ancient-aged vampire in HBO's "True Blood," Skarsgard is considered the third strongest contender for the sexually sadistic role of Grey. Although he is not quite as known to the mainstream audience as perhaps his opponents, playing the character could work to his advantage and add more value to the rest of the cast. Interesting enough, the 36-year-old has even done commercial work seemingly similar in tone to the respective "Fifty Shades" character.

"Man of Steel" star actor Cavill is said to be the second favorite for the role of Grey. With his natural looks, fans see him as a near-replica to the racy read's fictional character. Much like Skarsgard, the 29-year-old also has done Grey-esque commercial work and is not notable enough of a big screen name to outshine the rest of the cast.

"Gangster Squad" lead actor Gosling is considered the number one favored candidate for the part of Grey amongst fans. Having played in a wide array of roles throughout the years, the 31-year-old most certainly has the largest fan base out of the other popular choices.  However, there is some concern that he may be too nice of a guy to play the part of an S&M-crazed billionaire.  

Up until this point, E.L. James and the producers attached to the future film version of the book have remained tight-lipped on the casting process.  Only time will tell who ends up with the highly-anticipated role of Grey and also who will play his love interest, Anastasia Steele.

© 2015 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

facebook tweet this pin it plus
Contribute to this Story send us a tip send us a tip send us a tip
Sign Up for Newsletters

Around The Web

  • SEARCH ENSTARS

Aaron Hernandez

Is Ex-NFL Star/Convicted Killer Aaron Hernandez's Completely Out Of Money?

Aaron Hernandez's lawyer claims the former NFL star has no assets.

Kandi Burruss

Kandi Burruss Is Headed For Huge Falling Out With Her Friend Carmon On 'RHOA'

Kandi Burruss is never one to hold back on her thoughts and a screaming match with her friend Carmon is no different.

Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson

'Fifty Shades Of Grey: Darker': Here Are The Six Actors Who Could Play Jack Hyde

We're completely obsessing over who will play Jack Hyde in 'Fifty Shades of Grey Darker.' Here are the actors who have the best chance of terrifying Anastatia Steele Grey!

Anna and Josh Duggar

Who Were Josh Duggar's victims?

Which sisters were Josh Duggar's victims?

Sawyer Fredericks

'The Voice' Season 8 Winner Sawyer Fredericks Shows Compassion To Fans On Facebook

The newly crowned 'Voice' winner discussed how a certain message 'helped' him before the competition's finale.

Sawyer Fredericks

'The Voice' Season 8 Winner Returns To His Home On A Farm In Upstate New York

Sawyer Fredericks may have won Season 8 of 'The Voice,' but he has no intentions of trading his farm life for city living.

Rumer Willis

'DWTS' Champ Rumer Willis Reflects On Her Journey This Season

Rumer Willis reflects on her 'Dancing With the Stars' journey and why she's 'a bit sad' now.

Thomas Ravenel & Craig Conover

Did Thomas Ravenel Quit 'Southern Charm' After Filming Season 2?

Is Thomas Ravenel done with 'Southern Charm?'

Anna and Josh Duggar

Who Were Josh Duggar's victims?

Which sisters were Josh Duggar's victims?

Kristen Stewart Robert Pattinson

Reporter Asks Kristen Stewart If She Is Still In Love With Robert Pattinson

It's been nearly three years since their break-up and the media is still wondering what the status is on Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson's relationship.

Jill Duggar

What Will TLC Do With Jill Duggar's Rumored Spin-Off Show?

Is TLC going to pull the plug on all of the Duggars?

Stevie J & Joseline Hernandez

'LHHATL' Husband & Wife Stevie J & Joseline Hernandez Go At It On Twitter

There's trouble in paradise with 'Love & HIp Hop Atlanta' stars Stevie J and Joseline Hernandez.

Trina Braxton

Details Behind 'Braxton Family Values' Star Trina Braxton's Ugly Split With Estranged Husband Gabe Solis

While fans tuned in to WeTV's Tamar & Vince featuring Tamar Braxton and Vincent Herbert, Braxton's sister Trina Braxton is going through an ugly divorce with her now estranged husband Gabe Solis.

Aaron Hernandez & Tom Brady

Is Aaron Hernandez Using His 'Charm' To Get What He Wants Even From Behind Bars?

Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson discusses how Aaron Hernandez is a master manipulator.

Latest News

5 Seconds of Summer

5SOS 'Excited To Play' Two Sold Out Dublin Gigs On Their Tour

5 Seconds of Summer's tour resumes today, May 28, in Ireland and they're pumped!

Meghan Trainor

Meghan Trainor Doesn't Know Who Will Be Dueting With Her On Harry Styles Love Song

Meghan Trainor and Harry Styles might not duet on the song they wrote together!

Raven and Bradley on 'Party Down South 2'

Raven & Bradley's Relationship Hits A Major Roadblock On 'Party Down South 2'

Things could fizzle pretty quickly for the couple after Raven's flirting gets out of control.

Giuliana Rancic

Giuliana Rancic Exposes Her Thin Frame In A Skimpy Bikini

Giuliana Rancic showed off her bikini body on Wednesday.

Kim Richards

Has Kim Richards Put A Possible Plea Deal In Jeopardy After Failing To Return To Rehab?

Will Kim Richards be forced to do time after leaving rehab before her stay was complete?

George Clooney and Amal Clooney

Are The Clooneys Feuding With The Jolie-Pitts?

George and Amal Clooney are apparently feuding with Brangelina.

Brandi Glanville

Brandi Glanville Opens Up About Her Sex Life With Ex-Husband Eddie Cibrian

Brandi Glanville admits she and Eddie Cibrian used to have threesomes.

Kyle Richards

Kyle Richards Hasn't Spoken To Kim Since Brooke Brinson's Mexico Wedding

Kyle and Kim Richards haven't spoken since they attended Brooke Brinson's wedding on Saturday.

Once Upon a Time

Are Ursula & Cruella de Vil Both Returning to 'Once Upon a Time'?

The two iconic villains might be back in season 5 of the fantasy series.

Sonny has an unexpected confrontation on the May 28, 2015 episode of 'General Hospital'

Sonny Has An Unexpected Confrontation On 'Days of Our Lives'

Sonny tries figuring out if Denise is really the mother of his child in disguise

Featured Videos

From Our Partners

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare

'Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare' Supremacy DLC Adds 4 Maps, Brings Bruce Campbell To Exo Zombies In June

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's next DLC, Supremacy, has been announced.

Candy Crush Saga

'Candy Crush Saga' Update Adds 15 New Levels Set In The Aquatic Delectable Depths

A new version of the popular mobile game is available on both the App Store for iOS and Google Play for Android, adding some new aquatic adventure to the game in the form of 15 new levels.

Dragon Age Inquisition

'Dragon Age: Inquisition' DLC 'Jaws Of Hakon' Launches On PS4, PS3 & Xbox 360 Today

EA ad Bioware have today released the Dragon Age: Inquisition Jaws of Hakon DLC for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Dying Light

'Dying Light' Free Update 1.06 Patch Notes: Parkour Challenges, Outfits, Be The Zombie Improvements & More

In addition to the new The Bozak Horde DLC releasing today, Dying Light also received a free content update.

Kholat

'Kholat' Launch Trailer Features Sean Bean Narrating Haunting, Mysterious Game

Developer IMGN.PRO has released a launch trailer for their upcoming title Kholat, which has the distinction of being narrated by the true king of Winterfell, Sean Bean.

The Witcher 3

'The Witcher 3' Free DLC Released, Missing Miners Mission & Alternate Yennefer Outfit Now Available

CD Projekt RED has released the next two Witcher 3: Wild Hunt DLCs announced earlier this week.

The Witcher 3

'The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt' Free DLC Will Add A New Mission & Alternative Look For Yennefer This Week

Two DLC releases are on the way this week, entirely free courtesy of developer CD Projekt.

American Pharoah

Belmont Stakes Updated Odds 2015: American Pharoah Bigger Favorite After War Story Withdrawal

War Story took one look at American Pharoah and decided it was best not to bother. The horse's owner, Ron Paolucci, said on Tuesday that he will not be running in the Belmont Stakes.

Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor Next Fight: 'Notorious' Guarantees Win Over Jose Aldo, Bashes His Coach [VIDEO]

Conor McGregor is not a man that holds back, so the 26-year-old UFC featherweight contender didn't mince words when asked about the retirement of Jose Aldo's coach Andre Pederneiras, who will quit in 2016.

Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan Injury Update 2015: 'The Beard' Appearing On 'RAW' This Week? [VIDEO]

Daniel Bryan may be making an appearance this week on WWE 'Monday Night RAW.'

Real Time Analytics