Ian Somerhalder is getting down and his hands and knees and begging director hopeful, Bret Easton Ellis, for a chance as the domineering, sex-crazed Christian Grey role in the highly anticipated Fifty Shades of Grey movie adaptation.
If Ian is trying to prove he can play the strong, neurotic, and always in control, Christian Grey, he lost me by all the desperate tweeting, but he’s still a front runner for a lot of you out there.
Bret isn’t the director yet, but he’s had a meeting with the studio and has also desperation tweeted his need for the movie. Ian worked with the American Psycho writer on the equally disturbing Rules of Attraction and is obviously hoping that connection can put him on top for the career-making part. He tweeted,“@BretEastonEllis -Id so love to be ChristianGrey w/you&Angelina Jolie. Ive only waited 10 years to do a movie w/u.Im grown up now-no worries.”
Bret, for his part, continues to look for the best actors for the Fifty Shades of Grey casting and isn’t just about giving the parts to friends. He recently said his dream Christian would be Notebook hottie, Ryan Gosling, though I have serious doubts Ryan would ever go there. However, he did put Ian out of his misery by granting him a mercy tweet saying, “@iansomerhalder I’m glad you’re as excited by the prospect of “Fifty Shades of Grey” as I am. (I’ve heard that Angelina is not involved…).
He assuaged Ian’s fans even more by tweeting, ”It’s hard for me to think of Ian Somerhalder as Christian G. because I’ve known him personally for so long…. I know Ian Somerhalder and how kinky he can be and yes, he’s probably Christian Grey in Fifty Shades of Grey, and he will go all-out for it…. I’ll call Ian tomorrow for “Fifty Shades of Grey”…I get it, I get it…”.
This has become an animal, hasn’t it? I had no idea actors wanted to say “Suck me, baby” so much. But Ian Somerhalder? I’m not a Vampire Diaries fan so I don’t get his appeal. He’s hot and has that smoldering thing going on, I guess. But this whole tweeting nonsense wreaks of desperation. Would Christian tweet? Hells no, though the emailing sections of the books are just as pathetic sounding so I suppose we’re even.
Can you see Ian tying a girl up and spanking her or do you think another actor fits the bill more? Who you do have in mind?
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