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Movies Poll: Who Will Play 'Fifty Shades' Leads?

The movie rights to the best-selling trilogy were recently sold and now the focus shifts to the potential cast.

A few weeks ago, Patch posted blogs on the  by Amanda Levitt and Ann O'Neill. And the response to the has been strong enough to have us wondering: what's next?

Now that the movie rights have sold to major Hollywood studios, it was only a matter of time before speculation swirled around who will play the characters embedded in the imaginations of millions of readers around the world.

The Huffington Post compiled its list and photo slideshow of candidates for all the story's major players. Did they get it right on Anastasia Steele, the headstrong but naive recent college graduate? What about complicated billionaire businessman Christian Grey, with whom she has an erotic sexual relationship that has female readers swooning?

dee May 28, 2012 at 10:20 AM
Bradley Cooper for Christian , he has the right amount of sexiness and charm after all Christian is so hot all the women oogle and Leighton Meester for Ana. She has the perfect character for the role.
Saramarissa May 28, 2012 at 12:22 PM
Simon baker for the role of Christian!!
payt gee May 28, 2012 at 03:04 PM
Channing Tatum needs to play Christian.
Kay McCaughna-Andrews May 28, 2012 at 03:15 PM
The actor from THE RINGER should definitely play Grey
jody May 28, 2012 at 03:22 PM
i think Ian somerhalder should play christian grey .he would be perfect for the role.he can be very dark and dominant and then he can be very nice .plus he has the eyes that they mention in the book.as for Anna i think kristen Stewart would be the right one for this part.
desiray May 28, 2012 at 03:56 PM
Ian Somerhalder & felicity jones!!!
Sian Evans May 28, 2012 at 04:32 PM
Bradley Cooper is too ols but I do like the idea of Leighton Meester.
Sian Evans May 28, 2012 at 04:34 PM
I also like Matt Bomer and Emmy Rossum.
jody May 28, 2012 at 05:07 PM
awesome couple for those roles.totally agree.
deb graham May 28, 2012 at 06:13 PM
The perfect Christian Grey is Henry Cavill. Ana should be Amanda Seyfried, she has the eyes and color her hair.
Sian Evans May 28, 2012 at 06:28 PM
Do you mean Ioan Gruffudd? I think he would be a good Dr Flynn.
Anjo lee May 28, 2012 at 06:58 PM
I think it would be perfect if ian somerhalder played the role of christian grey :) !!!!! Apparently, he has the looks that the author described in the book of what christian looks like... God, he's perfect 4 this role ;););)
jody May 28, 2012 at 07:31 PM
yes i agree i think ian could play a most dominant role in this movie.he is dominant on vampire diaries so he could play the part well.
veronica May 28, 2012 at 08:26 PM
I think Alexander from true blood and Ashley green from twilight!!!!!!!!!
Bev May 31, 2012 at 04:22 PM
definitely Bradley Cooper for Christian Grey!! Very sexy!!!
Karla June 07, 2012 at 10:38 PM
Felicity Jones and Ian Somerhalder are PERFECT !!
Candice L June 12, 2012 at 04:46 AM
Leighton Meester would be perfect for Ana. Ian Somerhalder or Chris pine as Mr. Grey, and Blake Lively for Kate . Perfect!!
Jade June 12, 2012 at 06:29 AM
I think Camilla Bell and Ryan Gosling would be great as the leads
CLYo June 15, 2012 at 12:51 AM
Christian Grey would definitely be best portrayed by Bradleg Cooper--the great body, sexy, wavy copper hair and grey eyes. Anastasia Steele should be played by Emma Stone, from her awkward beauty to her snarky sense of humor.
Brenda Kakehashi June 26, 2012 at 07:50 AM
Bradley Cooper is PERFECT as Christian Grey! http://pinterest.com/pin/239887117622183083/
Edie June 29, 2012 at 07:34 AM
Henry Cavill IS Christian Grey! Have you seen his Dunhill Black ads on youtube?,that boyish smile & sexy smirk. Those ads run like a 50 shades mini movie. On Tudors he played seductive,playful,domineering & Pained. He had no problem with the nudity & sex scenes either. He is the whole package! He is also 29 close to Christians age & looks great in a suit & can be charming & a classy businessman as well. He has the acting chops to pull off all 50 shades of CHristian. I love Ian Somerhalder, but he is 34 & his look is more evil bad bot to me. I just can't see him as a billionare businessman. As for Ana , I think Alexandra Daddario of Percy Jackson is perfect. She has the lomg brown hair,blue eyes to big for her face,an innocent beauty, yet at 26 she looks 22 & is mature enough for the sex scenes & her beauty can be played up sexy when need be.Nradley Cooper looks to old & although I also love Collin Eggelsfield, he looks more good guy next door.
Claudia July 07, 2012 at 01:41 AM
Bradley Cooper is my chiice for Christian Grey....I know he is a bit older but he is sooo HOT and he is a great actor.
Heather Deal July 14, 2012 at 02:22 AM
Yes, yes yes.... I was just thinking Bradley Cooper would be perfect...
Nitzie Rodriguez August 19, 2012 at 07:36 AM
Bradley Cooper should definitely be mr. grey! Hes so sexy nd he got that look in his eyes that will make any woman do anything he wants. He can be serious but yet oh so charming. Bradley fits the part very well. Just the thought of him being christian grey makes any woman want to be his submisive
teresa trithart August 28, 2012 at 01:34 AM
Alexander and Leighton!
Bailey August 30, 2012 at 08:48 AM
BRADLEY COOPER would definitely give justice to the character.
Ann August 30, 2012 at 10:49 PM
Zac Efron!!
Lori September 12, 2012 at 09:51 PM
YES - THIS IS PERFECT! I can definitely see Emma Stone as Anastasia, and Bradley Cooper as Christian - he is not too old - can definitely pull off 30-ish. Who cares! he fits the part!!

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