‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Director Announced! But Who Will Play Christian and Anastasia?

Posted on June 19th, 2013 at 4:25 pm


Ladies and Gentleman -- well particularly ladies -- RumorFix has confirmed that Sam Taylor-Johnson has been named director of Universal Pictures and Focus Features' film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey!

"I am excited to be charged with the evolution of Fifty Shades of Grey from page to screen," said Taylor-Johnson. "For the legion of fans, I want to say that I will honor the power of Erika's book and the characters of Christian and Anastasia. They are under my skin too."

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But does Taylor-Johnson have the ability to bring Christian and Anastasia's steamy and erotic relationship off the page and onto the screen? Producers Michael De Luca and Dana Brunetti know she has the chops to direct this much anticipated film!

"Sam's unique ability to gracefully showcase complex relationships dealing with love, emotion and sexual chemistry make her the ideal director to bring Christian and Anastasia's relationship to life,"  De Luca said in a statement. 

"E L James' characters and vivid storytelling require a director who is willing to take risks and push the envelope where needed and Sam is a natural fit."

But who will play the roles of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele? We want to know who you think has what it takes!

The names that keep coming up for Christian Grey include: Ian Somerhalder, Henry Cavill, Alexander Skarsgard, Stephen Arnell and Matt Bomer. 

Minka Kelly, Alexis Bledel, Allison Williams, Lucy Hale and Mila Kunis and Emilia Clarke are rumored to be up for the role of Anastasia.

    • Sarah

      Ian somerhalder and Ashley benson!

    • Greta

      Ian somerhalder and Lucy hale or Ashley benson

    • Nicholas

      Ian somerhalder and Nina dobrev!

    • Mikaelson

      Ian somerhalder and Lucy hale

    • Rebechak

      Ian somerhalder and Benson or Bledel

    • Kayla

      Lucy hale and Ian somerhalder

    • Andrea

      Henry Cavill and Emilia Clarke!

    • Klaus

      Lyndsy fonseca and Ian somerhalder!

    • Kevin

      Ian somerhalder and nina dobrev or lucy hale

    • Tammy

      Ian Somerhalder and Alexis Bledel!

    • Alex

      Ian somerhalder and Felicity jones

    • Zach farro

      Ian somerhalder and Alexys bledel

    • Drake Ewell

      Ian somerhalder and Lyndsy fonseca!

    • Joseph holt

      Emilia clarke and Ian somerhalder

    • Serena & Damien

      Ashley benson and Ian somerhalder

    • Lucas

      Lucy hale or Alexys bledel near Ian somerhalder

    • Marco

      Nina dobrev or Ashley benson with Ian somerhalder

    • Nathaniel

      Leighton meester and Ian somerhalder

    • Damon

      Ian somerhalder and Lucy hale!

    • David

      Ian somerhalder and Fonseca or Benson

    • Elijah

      Ian somerhalder and Ashley benson,perfect!

    • Jenna

      personally I think it should be Alex Pettyfer and Amanda Seyfried

    • meme

      michelle williams and ryan gosling!