Matt Damon Cast in New '50 Shades of Grey' Movie Trailer (VIDEO)

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Matt DamonAs we get closer and closer to casting being firmed up in the Fifty Shades of Grey movie, fans aren't shy about voicing their opinions on who should (and should most definitely not) be cast in the flick to make it the perfect balance of steamy and mesmerizing drama on-screen.

And while the general consensus among fans who make fake or unofficial Fifty Shades of Grey movie trailers seems to be that Alexis Bledel is perfect for the part of Anastasia Steele, the choice of actors for other key roles in the film is kind of all over the place.

Believe or not, now Matt Damon has been thrown into the mix of possibilities. (Really? Matt Damon?)

This new unofficial Fifty Shades of Grey theatrical trailer shows Matt Damon as an important cast member, and judging from the clip, it looks like this fan possibly wants him to play the role of Christian's brother, Elliott Grey. It also features Matt Bomer as Christian Grey, and blond bombshell Blake Lively as Ana's roommate, Kate Kavanagh.

Here's the clip -- take a look and then we'll discuss.

I have to admit, I was a little shocked when Matt popped up at the end of the clip, because he just seems so, well -- vanilla. (Yeah, yeah, he's hot and sweet, but he's not very exciting these days.)

But after thinking about it a little more, he might be the perfect person to balance out all the erotic elements of the film. He has more than enough acting experience (and mad skills) to actually make the film more than just a slightly toned-down version of soft-core porn, which is pretty much what most people are expecting it to be. (Wouldn't it be a nice surprise if there were actually a decent storyline in the movie adaptation?)

If you had your pick of actors, who would you cast as Elliott Grey?


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Gail Baker

i assumed matt damon in the video was Taylor??  not sure about him being the brother...as for Matt Bomer as Mr Grey....woweeeeee yes please...!

Abbie Ball

Ok Do people forget that CG is a ginger like that makes me sad stick to that grrrr my hub is a ginger same with my kid

nonmember avatar Mary

I dont see him as Christian!!! Maybe if he dyes his hair!!! He seems sexy, I like who you picked for Ana

nonmember avatar Tasha Moore

The cast seems good except for Matt Damon I just don't see as Grey. He would be great ss the brother but not Mr. Grey

ander... andersonmommy2

I can see him playing Taylor but not Elliot

Elizabeth Baker

As a 37 year old woman I find Matt Damon hot! But alas, he may be getting to old for a part in a movie that is suppose to be filled with people in their 20's. I agree he would work well in the part of Taylor and I would love to see him in a movie like this! Matt Bomer seems to fit the Christian Grey ideal...But hey, this same arguement went around several years ago when Robert Pattinson was cast as Edward in the Twilight movies. Ultimately he played the character so well that 5 movies later it is hard to imgaine anyone else ever being considered. Guess we'll just have to wait and see what happens with 50!

Rinacres Rinacres

I think Rose Byrne would make a great Ana, and although I adore Matt Bomer, Alexsander Skarsgaard would be a fantastic Christian.  He would really pull off the brooding intensity.  Matt Damon as Taylor would be good.

lasombrs lasombrs

Jason Taylor maybe..... Elliot Grey heck no!

nonmember avatar barbara

I think the guy that played Edward Collins in the twilight movie or her plat the Christian grey.

Michelle Lange Nelson

I think Taylor Kitsch would be a GREAT Christian Grey!!

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