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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nonmember avatar Becky

no no no none of the above... they need Cam Gigandet

nonmember avatar christina

Matt Bomer ALL The Way!!!! he is so fine, maybe not the same hair color as Christian Grey but its definitely the closest to far as what Is in my mind anyways...

nonmember avatar susan williams

I can only see Ian somerhalder (Damon off the Vampire diaries) as Christian he is so sexy and mysterious his eyes are intriguing Love him .

Natalija Stefanovic

He is perfect for the role of Christian Grey because he has his attitude an the looks too, but on Lolita not so sure :)

carol... carollynnc

Not Ryan Gosling, I don't think he is sexy at all or good-looking.  Matt Bomer I do not know but will find out here shortly.

nonmember avatar Abby Mc

Ryan Gosling is not very attractive at all and he is just not good for Christian. Matt Bomer is hot and has the look, but minus the fact that she constantly refers to Christian having coppery hair. While reading I see a Matt Bomer looking guy, but when she says that I have a hard time visualizing Christian. Alexander may be a good choice for that, and he also possesses the mystery that Christian Grey has.

Shelley Morrison

I would not go and see the movie if he portrayed Christian, he isn't even good looking!  And he's too old to play Christian anyway.  They need someone too hot for words to play the part and it is NOT Alexander!


nonmember avatar tix

Ummmm, i don't care, really. Honestly, Colin Egglesfield is the only Mr.Grey I know :)
And I only imagine him while reading the book.

Tabatha Grayce Ayers-Owens

That just ruined him playing in any movie i ever watch again. That is horrible!! I dont know how anyone could play or would want to play that kind of a role.


Karen Parodi-Van Lenten

oh hell no...he won't work and i haven't even finished the first book yet...but it's great!

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