The debate is raging. Who will play meek and mousey college student turned sexy vixen Anastasia Steele in the movie version of Fifty Shades of Grey? Not just anyone could stop Christian Grey on a dime, you know.
But as the list of actresses supposedly being pondered for the part grows, so does the concern. Get the wrong leading lady, and the movie version of the best-selling book could be 50 shades of absolutely awful. So who -- exactly -- has had their name thrown into the rumor mill? And, more importantly, what kind of credits do they have that fit the part of Ana?
Here are 10 actresses whose names have been linked to the role so far, and all you need to know to start your petition to get them the gig.
Who do you think would make the best Anastasia Steele?
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She may be the younger sister of Mary-Kate and Ashley, but Elizabeth Olsen is stealing the famous twins' thunder these days. The fresh-faced star of Martha Marcy May Marlene is known for darker roles, which would be perfect for a trip into the red room of pain. Hair dye would be necessary to perfect the look of Anastasia, but she's already got the beauty down!