Forget '50 Shades of Grey,' Alexander Skarsgard Wants This Scandalous Role

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Alexander SkarsgardHis name has definitely come up a time or two in regards to who will wind up being cast as Christian Grey in the Fifty Shades of Grey movie, and now True Blood star Alexander Skarsgard has hinted that he's kind of into the whole erotic film thing. (Can you blame him? Fifty Shades is pretty much the hottest topic in Hollywood right now.)

He said something in the past about not having read the books, but who cares? It's not like there isn't plenty of time for him to sink his teeth into the series before movie filming starts, right?

Ok, ok -- I'll cut to the chase and quit the teasing, because apparently Fifty Shades of Grey isn't the erotic film adaptation that Alexander is most interested in. Nope. he wants to play a much more scandalous character than Christian Grey -- the leading male role in Lolita.

Yes, Lolita -- as in the story of a 12-year-old girl who winds up entering into a sexual relationship with her stepdad. (So messed up.)

He recently told The New York Times, "Lolita is one of my favorite novels. But there’s already two special film versions of that, so ..."

Um, yeah. Lolita has already been done, but aside from that, portraying a creepy old man who gets his kicks by bedding his tween stepdaughter and nabbing the role of a sexy businessman who happens to like it a bit rough in between the sheets is kind of a sharp contrast.

While there's no doubt Alexander would be well received as Christian Grey, somehow I'm not so sure the whole pedophile thing will work in his favor. Be honest -- would you be able to look at him in the same way if you had images in your mind of him seducing a 12-year-old? (Gross.)

Do you think Alexander should still consider playing Christian Grey? And what are your thoughts on the Lolita role?


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Caro Drew

HE IS TOO OLD for the rol as Christian Grey...... defenltly MATT BOMER!!!!........yummmmmm...


Nancy Baldo McCarthy

NO!!! He is not goodlooking like Christian is supposed to be!

Jennifer Stoppkotte-Ryan

OMG, he's the first person I thought of when i heard they were making a movie! I love him in True Blood. So hot!

Lisa Davis-Murray

Alex is THE perfect Christian Grey, Ryan is to short, & the sex scenes would be to plain with Ryan. Alex would BRING every sex scene to the screen & melt your insides.. besides he has the white shirt- black jeans- barefoot look downpat!

Tanya Crowe-Tims

Alex would make a perfect Christain.. he is sexy and has the dom look to him..

Serena Espinoza

no no, and no. Bomer all the way. He will kill that part, but then again, we can all want what we want, and they will choose who they want and who they think will play the part best. We can only hope, who knows, we have no idea who really can capture the "christian grey" character, and some of us dont all have the same vision and idea of a book character as others do. It is all in our own imagination as we see it through the words we read. 

We all could be WAY off!

But I still 100 percent root for Matt Bomer~! Ana, I dont care. There are tons of girls that could play her part.

Louise Cooke

Who the hell knows who Matt Bomer is outside the US? Ryan Gosling...Brilliant actor, but not for the part of Christian...Looks too small for the role...You need a comanding but vulnerable presence on screen and yum yum THAT IS ALEXANDER!!! Oh Yes!!!

Kristy Krech Sullivan

GROSS! :-/ The suggestions regarding who should play the role of Christian Grey just keep getting worse!


Laura Shelton

Sorry GIrls but Ian Somerhalder would be PERFECT as Christian Grey  this guy looks like he would be good to play Jack Hyde he seems creepy enough 

Carie L Gonzalez

He would be great, he was the first person that came to mind for this role. When he play Eric the sheriff, that man dripped with sexiness!!!!


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