'50 Shades of Grey' Author Responds to Casting Rumors ... and She's Mad

EL JamesIf anyone knows who would be best suited to take on the roles of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele in the Fifty Shades of Grey movie, it has to be author E. L. James, right? I mean, those characters are her babies, so she should probably have some say as to who is given the task of bringing Christian and Ana's steamy relationship to the big screen.

And it sounds like she wasn't too pleased about her husband running his mouth and saying that Ryan Gosling would likely be cast as Christian, because E. L. James posted an irate tweet voicing her frustrations:



Gee -- do ya think she's a little bit pissed off about all those names being thrown around? She's either stark raving mad that people are talking about casting her characters without her consent, or there's always the possibility that she has way more inside information about the film than she's letting on -- and she's concerned because whoever HAS been cast has been leaked. And if the latter is true, then E L James is one very sneaky lady -- because that tweet will probably throw a lot of people off course.

Even though no official cast announcements have been made with the rumors that are circulating, I can still see where she'd be upset about the big reveal being ruined since so many names already seem to be favored. At this point, it's not like anyone will be too shocked if Christian's role does go to Ryan Gosling, or possibly Ian Somerhalder or Henry Cavill. And if Alexis Bledel, Shailene Woodley, or Blake Lively winds up as Anastasia? Yeah, no jaws are going to drop over that one either. On that note, it's totally understandable that she'd want to keep things secret for a bit longer (if she does know anything) -- at least to try and drag out the suspense.

Do you think E. L. James should get to pick the cast for the movie?


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