It’s official: Millions of people are obsessed with the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy by E. L. James, as sales of the trilogy hit the twenty-million-copy mark. It’s clear that fans of the books want as much of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele as possible. Much to the dismay of fans, the story does indeed have a finite ending – but luckily there’s still the movie adaptation working its way to development.
Tongues are starting to wag as movie folk, readers, and fans begin to toss casting rumors around. Earlier this summer, we asked you who you thought would be the perfect Christian Grey – and your passionate opinions poured in in droves. Those of you who weren’t sold on the idea of Simon Baker, Ian Somerhalder, Michael Fassbender, or Ryan Gosling didn’t hold back, suggesting other hotties like Alex Pettyfer, Matt Bomer, Channing Tatum, Bradley Cooper… and so many others. Readers clearly had their own vision of the sexy, smoldering Christian Grey. Now, we have to ask: Who would you cast as the sexy but naive Anastasia Steele? We had a hard time narrowing down your options to just four, but we came up with Lily Collins, Amanda Seyfried, Kristen Stewart, and Shailene Woodley. Of course, we also left the options open ended and invite you to weigh in with your own opinions.