Latest Anastasia Steele Frontrunner Will Make 'Game of Thrones' Fans Happy

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Emilia ClarkeAnother day, another Fifty Shades of Grey casting rumor. Fans who are delirious with anticipation of the cast announcement should get ready to get even more delirious, because the latest rumor has it that the producers' favorite choice for Anastasia Steele is in line with one of the top fan choices: Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke.

Rumor has it that supermodel Cara Delevingne auditioned for the role, but didn't win it. (Another rumor had it that she auditioned for a smaller role.) Yet another rumor has it that she's being considered for Christian Grey's sister, Mia, or Christian's former submissive, Leila.

But I could see Emilia being a great choice. She's got the look, the acting chops, and she comes with a big fan base thanks to the popular Game of Thrones. She already knows how to look medieval so she should be perfectly at home in the Red Room of Pain!

Other actresses being bandied about for the Ana role are Dakota Johnson, Alicia Vikander, Imogen Poots, and Shailene Woodley. Fan faves have always included Alexis Bledel and Lucy Hale. But we don't hear much about them anymore. Let's face it, the producers have probably looked at every blue-eyed actress in her 20s in all of Hollywood.

If you ask me, fans should scour the movies that Fifty Shades director Sam Taylor-Johnson has worked on (it's a small list!). Directors love to work with actors they had good experiences with in the past. Check out Ophelia Lovibond, who was in Taylor-Johnson's Nowhere Boy, or Andrea Riseborough, who was in her short film Love You More. They both certainly have the look.

The question with Emilia will be how she'll find time to film, considering she's now working on a movie called Rosaline.

Anyway, it'll all come down to who has chemistry with whomever gets cast as Christian. The main producer said as much.

But I don't think anyone could quibble with Emilia in the lead.

Who will play Anastasia? Would Emilia be a good choice?

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Laure... Lauren0983

Emilia is the PERFECT Ana Steele! She is a natural beauty with all Ana's features and innocence. Cara is the complete opposite of Ana in every way, and she doesn't even fit for Kate or Mia as both girls are curvy and beautiful. Dakota Johnson, Alicia Vikander, and Shailene Woodley are also HORRIBLE choices for Ana. Emilia is just perfect. There have been a lot of rumors attached to this film, but I really hope this is true!

peach... peachpies

Yes please!! Emilia is definitely the girl for the part. She can do this role the justice it desreves. *fingers crossed* 

Annie... Anniegrace

Absolutely! Emilia is perfect for the role! Surely anyone would have incredible chemistry with her, and if she were to be cast in the film it would definitely bring in the men! They really seem to love her. With green contacts Imogen Poots could play Kate.


Becky Acosta

Emilia is who I pictured for the part of Ana! Love her!!

Brionna Elizabeth Ellis

Yes Emilia Is perfect in everyway! I Hope she gets the role! <3

nonmember avatar stardust

Alexis Bledel is Ana she has the inocent vergin look but yet is very sexy in her own way .her and Matt Bomer are Christan and Ana they just have everything .

colin... colins_mom

Emilia would be perfect!

Becca Savoie Nordman

alexis bledel and Matt Bommer.  If you all have read the book you would know that alexis bledel and Matt Bommer NEED to be in it they fit what CG and Ann are.  

Stephy Gapol

YES!!!! Her please!!!

Erin Ellis

Ehh!! No! 

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