Robert Pattinson's '50 Shades of Grey' Confession Confirms He'll Never Be Christian Grey

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robert pattinsonRobert Pattinson must feel free as a bird. Now that Breaking Dawn: Part 2 is out and doing amazingly well, he's finally making his way out from under the thumbs of Twilight publicists. Meaning he doesn't have to worry as much about constantly doing or saying the Right Thing. Meaning he can talk about how he really feels -- even about something as R- (or come on, perhaps X-) rated as Fifty Shades of Grey movie ...

Speaking to U.K. publication The Mirror, RPatz admitted, "I've only read bits of [Fifty Shades of Grey]." All right, so we kinda knew that already. But then he went on to talk about the film's casting ...

Rob observed:

It’s funny seeing all these other actors so openly vying for it. I’ve never seen that happen before.

Ha, no kidding! Rob's so right. It's really bizarre what a phenomenon this casting process has become with so many actors openly campaigning for the roles. Like Ian Somerhalder, who has been making such a serious play for the role of Christian, you'd almost think he should be handed it for being so seriously aggressive about it! 

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In the end though, will it really come down to which actors have been vying so openly and so vocally? Will casting directors really care if an actor has said they'd like to throw their hat in the ring? Dunno 'bout that. It's probably more likely going to come down to whoever really matches the Christian the execs saw in their mind when reading the book ... and whoever matches the Christian E.L. James dreamed of.

Oh wait! That was Rob, though, right? Too bad he couldn't seem to care less about the part (and E.L. James doesn't want him anyway). Oh well. While his peers grapple for the Fifty Shades lead, Rob must really be smirking to himself. After all, he's so beyond playing Christian, having, in a way, already played him.

Who's your favorite actor who has openly said they would like to be in the Fifty Shades movie?


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Heath... Heather.Rose

Love the idea of Ian Somerhalder as Christian. He is so that sexy bad boy thing he has going it. And Lucy Hale or Nina Dobrav as Ana.  

Lori Martinson Cyples

He's not even the right type of person to play him.  Too dark and definitely not the right body style...

nonmember avatar Kylee Todd

I think Alex Pettyfer would definitely fit the part of Christain. I mean, you've all seen him in Magic Mike, right? He was amazing!

nonmember avatar lisa

Definitely Ian hands down the. Best an I like Nina for Ana

Anja Lovric

Christian Grey = the only right choice is Armie Hammer !! .)

nonmember avatar Michelle

Ian Somerhalder is perfect for the part. I never really watched Vampire Diaries until I read 50 Shades and got a mental picture of what I thought Christian would look like and suddenly I had the picture of Ian in my head and can't even think of anyone else ever playing such a seductive and loving role!

nonmember avatar tasha

I would love to see Rob as Mr. Grey!

nonmember avatar Linda

Matt Bomer is my first choice for Christian. Those eyes just say it all!! For Ana - Alexis Bledel

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