I hope not!! Armie Hammer Should Play Chriastain Grey! He's tall, young, and Hot!! Ian is too scrawny!!
Benedict Cumberbatch should be considered. He has the hair, the eyes, the height, the body and the demeanor.
IAN SOMERHALDER AS CHRISTIAN GREY
IAN SOMERHALDER SHOULD PLAY CHRISTIAN GREY!!! HE IS WHO I IMAGINED CHRISTIAN TO BE LIKE!!!
Ian Somerhalder should most definately play Christian Grey!!! He is so HOTT!!!
Ian is Christian Grey
Hello!?!?!!?!?!? Is there seriously any other options. Ian is Christian Grey...Thats all there is to it. YUM!
NOOOOOO! I love Ian Somerholder but he is not beautiful enough to play Christian!!!! I hope they do better than that. I didn't think I would but I like Christian Bale.....
Ian is Christian Grey
Not only the looks and the SMOLDERING stare. He can pull his the character off. Christian is troubled and so is Damon on TVD. If anyone can do this I believe firmly in Mr. Ian Somerhalder!! He has my vote! If they choose someone else to play him I may not watch it.
i dont think he should play christian, he is not what i picture when reading the book. I totally picture armie hammer playing him.... totally!
I got one!
I think Alexander Skarsgard should play Christian Grey!!!! MMM... Yes please :)
Ladies i have two words: GABRIEL MACHT. He is sexy and would play the role PERFECTLY. Check him out on the USA show Suits. He pretty much plays the role now. Trust me, he's the one!
He's smoking Hot
He's Hot and he's got the looks, height , dazzling EYES , hair, seriousness and not to forget CHARM on ladies. seriously he should be the one to given that role without doubt.. Am reading the book and what picture appearing to my brain of christian grey is IAN SOMERHALDER
Gabriel Macht would be theee best option for Christians role..has the looks and the attitude to pull it off!!!
Gabriel Macht is Christian Grey. He has to get the part.
seriously Paul Walker should be playing christian Grey!
Armie Hammer should definitely play Chritian!
YES! ian is perfect! Grey eyes, hair, smile, when he puts his hands behind his head! Come on!
OMG...he is so hot.
In the book Christian grey is African American, am I wrong??
Alex pettyfer - look him up with blonde curly hair! would work sooo good
Gabriel macht as christian grey. Just started watching suits and when i saw him i knew he shld be it.
gabriel macht 100%
gabriel macht is perfect!
Gabriel macht or I really would even bother seeing it
I have seen several movies with him in it and never thought about it, but i got bored one weekend and watched a Suits Marathon! i seen one episode and i was convinced he was Christian Grey! I didnt know so many other people agreed!
Harvery Specter from the show Suits... he's perfect!!
Gabriel Macht as Christian Grey
Gabriel Macht has what no other actor has, class! He fits the billion dollar profile as Christian Grey. Gabriel Macht pulls off a charismatic suave that comes naturally! In his role on Suits as Harvey Spector, Gabriel Macht is charming, classy, gorgeous and just darn right naughty! If he doesn't land the role as Christian Grey, I will not watch 50 shades!
Macht! Macht! Macht! Gabriel Macht is the man for 50 shades, he is Christian Grey hands down!!! He has the look, charm, pazzas and flare of a seductive businessman. No questions asked!!!
When you send in a man to the job, you send in Gabriel Macht to be Christian Grey not Ian the boy!!!
After reading the books, I think that Gabriel Macht would be perfect. After watching him in the show "Suits" I think his personality matches that of Christian Grey!!
I just googled "gabriel macht to play christian grey" as I wanted to know if anyone else feels what I feel after reading the first chapter.... It cannot be anyone other than Harvey Spector. The part where she says she cannot keep her eyes offof his mouth..... That is the exact feeling when you see Gabriel, he has the most gorgeous mouth! I too agree, I will not watch this movie if its not him because it will forever ruin what's happend in my fantasy hahaha
Gabriel Macht is Christian Grey
Gabriel Macht is the ONLY option for Christian Grey! He is Grey.
I'm so happy I'm not alone in thinking Gabriel Macht is perfect for the role. He's everything I'd imagined Christian Grey to be. He is perfect!!
Gabriel Macht for Christian Grey
Selecting the right person to play christian grey will make or break this film. As soon as i started reading the book, Gabriel Macht sprung to mind. He would be absolutely perfect. Maybe slightly older but the character needs some maturity to pull off the role. He is hot in Suits.
Gabriel for Grey
Anyone who has seen a minute of Harvey Specter on Suits knows that Gabriel Macht is the only choice for Christian Grey!
I Gotta Go With Gabriel!!!
Gabriel Macht as Harvey Specter is Christian Grey!!! I seriously can't imagine anyone else playing the role. Everytime I watch Suits I end up putting his character in the book. It's gotta be Gabriel!!!
Gabriel is PERFECT for the role of Christian Grey!!! I am sooo glad I am not alone in this!! They may actually cast him! And better or it will seriously ruin the movies, as was said above, DOOO IT Cast him as Christian Grey casting people!!! Please dont f this up!
Gabriel is PERFECT for the role of Christian Grey!!! I am sooo glad I am not alone in this!! They may actually cast him! And better or it will seriously ruin the movies, as was said above, DOOO IT Cast him as Christian Grey casting people!!! Please dont mess this up!
I thought I was the only one!!! One look at him playing Harvey Spector...He already has the part of Christian Grey down pat! Heard the old say "he's got IT" what ever IT is well he has IT ALL
The only man that will Christian grey justice is Gabriel macht I imagined him throughout the whole book he is perfect handsome dark and sweet
Wow, I thought I was alone in my quest to see him as Christian Grey. I live him on suits and I think he would be perfect. Harvey Specter = Christian Grey!!!! He better get this part
Please please please, cast Gabriel Macht as Christian! Way better choice!
Gabriel Macht would be a GREAT Christian Grey! He smoulders!
We should start a campaign to the filmakers to get him cast! If they think hes too old to play the part then Jensen ackles is a good second choice.
Gabriel Macht would make a perfect Christian Grey! Hope he is the one picked for this role.
GABRIEL MACHT! OMG HES THE ABSOLUTE PERFECT GUY FOR THE PART!!!!!!!!!! put him on a workout schedule, a litle bit of makeup and BAM hes 27 SO SEXY!!!!
ESSE É O CARA PERFEITO!
Acredito que ele é perfeito para o papael. GABRIEL MACHT é o GREY que estamos esperando!
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Gabriel S. Macht would be perfect to play him. He has already showed this side and the way he acts in Suits he would be perfect!
He would be absolutely perfect for this part. He has already demonstrated what he could do playing Harvey Spector in Suits. He would be perfect!!!!
he is christian all the way!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Hit the Mark, or Miss By a Mile?
Critics are saying this skit from last weekend's Saturday Night Live marks a return of the show's political comedy chops.
They resurrected the old ABC show, Schoolhouse Rock, and tossed in President Obama's recent executive order concerning immigration, and presented a tutorial on how things work on Capitol Hill.
What do you think: does it Hit the Mark, or Miss By a Mile. (I fall in the latter category, but I'm interested to see what other people think.)
Oh, and by the way - if you want to read how the skit is entirely wrong on the fact side anyway, check out this article by ThinkProgress.
Black Sea Devil Captured
Researchers from the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute announced a fascinating find over the weekend - a video of the rare deep-sea anglerfish, also known as the Black Sea Devil.
The film was shot off the coast of Monterey, California, about 1900 feet below the surface.
The scientists were very excited, as they believe it's the first video of this species, "alive and at depth."
The narration is a little dry, and the fish is not pretty. Still, it is fascinating...
Want some chuckles, though? Check out this little video, called "True Facts About the Angler Fish," produced by the same institute.
Forget the Hail Mary - This One's the Rosary!
Okay, sportscasters are given to hyperbole. That I'll grant you.
But they may be on to something with the touchdown catch Odell Beckham Jr made on Sunday for the New York Giants against the Dallas Cowboys.
One sportcaster calls it, "Impossible!" And watching it in slow-mo, he and everyone else might just be right.
And the more amazing part, after the game, Odell told Bob Costas that he and some of his teammates practice catches like that all the time.
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Did She Diss Em or Not?
Some writers are saying that Iggy Azalea dissed Eminem on Sunday at the American Music Awards.
She picked up the award both for best rap artist and for best rap/hip-hop album for The New Classic, her debut album.
In her acceptance speech, she said, "It means so much that I can stand here against Eminem and Drake and come out with this. It's amazing."
Watch and listen...
Some believe that was a shot at Eminem, who definitely took a shot at Iggy in his new song, Vegas, with a lyric that said, "Put that sh*t away, Iggy."
But she responded on Twitter after the song was released. And it really does sound like she's just letting sleeping dogs and Eminems lie...
im bored of the old men threatening young women as entertainment trend and much more interested in the young women getting $ trend. zzzz
— IGGY AZALEA (@IGGYAZALEA) November 20, 2014
Cuddle Up to Me - Professionally, Of Course
Some would call Samantha Hess's business an overnight success - but you can't stay overnight.
Samantha runs a shop in Portland, Oregon called Cuddle Up to Me - and it's a professional cuddle shop.
Stay with me now. For $60, a customer can get sixty minutes of hugging, or as it's been described, "the level of human contact that we want or need in order to be our optimal selves."
Sure, it sounds like a front for something, but Samantha says it's a great idea, one that came to her when she really needed a hug. "I was at a place where I thought paying someone to hug me and not have ulterior motives sounded like a great idea," she told an interviewer from The Independent. "I decided why can't this be a thing that we can easily and safely reach for?"
It's all on the up-and-up. Everyone stays dressed, hugs and hand-holding are the only items on the menu, and the show is open Monday through Saturday.
By the way, Samantha's been at it for a year or so. But all of a sudden, the media are getting hold of the story, and it's gone viral.
What's going on here? If you said professional cuddling… then you are correct. Only on the #RidicuList pic.twitter.com/F2Yq6LPHUB
— Anderson Cooper 360° (@AC360) November 18, 2014
The Newest Shirt Style - Graffiti!
Frankie J. Grande, the half-brother of Ariana Grande, showed up at last night's American Music Awards in a rather interesting outfit.
Skin-tight baby pink skinny jeans - check!
Black high tops - check!
Puff of pink in his hair - check!
And a stop at the local Sherwin Williams to have his shirt and bow tie painted on - check, check and check!
After the show, he jumped into a Maytag washing machine and was cleaned up in no time.
Cutest Picture of the Year?
This might not be the cutest picture of the year, but it sure is a contender.
Gisele Bundchen posted this one all over social media yesterday afternoon, as her husband, Tom Brady, led the New England Patriots to a 34 - 9 victory over the Detroit Lions.
It's Tom and Gisele's daughter, Vivian, wearing one of daddy's jerseys, watching the game.
Mega Cute to the 12th power, easily.
Go daddy go!!! #gopats ❤️💙 Vai papai vai!
A photo posted by Gisele Bündchen (@giseleofficial) on Nov 11, 2014 at 10:57am PST
Celebrity Mean Tweets Are Back!
Jimmy Kimmel's Mean Tweets series just keeps getting better and better.
Sure, it's sad that there are so many haters out there, and there's probably something sub-conscious here that encourages the haters to hate more, but...
The reactions of some of these celebrities to the nasty things tweeted about them is simply classic.
Case in point on this newest installment: John Stamos's reaction to a tweet about his "gross" belly button.
Katy Razzes Paparazzi
Katy Perry's fed up with paparazzi, especially the guys who were hounding her every step this weekend in Australia.
She's in Sydney on her Prismatic World Tour, and all she wanted was a little quiet time on the beach.
Not too much to ask, right? Except for the "perverted and disgusting" paparazzi, salivating at the prospect of a shot of Katy in her bikini that could be sold to the highest tabloid bidder.
Katy took to Twitter to fire a cannon in their direction.
— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) November 22, 2014
She even posted some pictures of the offenders.
THESE ARE A FEW OF THE STALKERS: pic.twitter.com/1JtHSIVuqc
— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) November 22, 2014
Poohphobia Plagues Poland
At first glance, this story reads like something the folks at The Onion would make up.
But as you read on and look at the source, it looks like it's a legitimate story.
There's a town in Poland called Tuszyn that's looking for a mascot for its new playground.
But the town officials categorically rejected Winnie the Pooh.Why?
They say the cartoon bear is "inappropriately dressed" and his sexuality is "dubious."
You have to read the story.
It's laugh out loud funny - and sad, all at the same time.
(And if it turns out this ISN'T real - nicely played, whoever pulled this off!)
Celebrities Stuck in Traffic
Comedian impressionist Lauren O'Brien posted a video last week of fourteen celebrities stuck in traffic.
Of course, she's playing all fourteen, and some of them are pretty good!
Decide for yourself - which will be your favorite?
For me, it's a toss up between Kristen Stewart and Sofia Vergara....
Music Video or Underwear Ad?
Beyonce released a video for her new single, "7/11," over the weekend.
They're calling it homemade - it looks like it could have been shot on a cell phone, all around Queen Bey's house, featuring cameos by Baby Blue Ivy and maybe even Hubby Zee.
It's energetic, but seems to go out of its way to feature undergarments - on Beyonce and on her dancers.
If the Fruit of the Loom people are on the ball, I'm smelling a Super Bowl commercial here...
O, Canada, Thank You
The other night, in Toronto, the hometown Maple Leafs played the Nashville Predators.
As is custom, both the Canadian and American national anthems were performed.
In the middle of the American song, the singer's microphone cut out - and the crowd took over, singing the song loud and proud to the very end.
Thank you, Canadians!
I can't help but wonder if we could do the same thing for them.
Time to brush up on "O, Canada," I guess.
Just Face It, This is Funny
You don't have to be a soccer fan, or even understand the sport, to appreciate the fun in this video.
It's so well done - a series of penalty kicks will decide the outcome of this "match" between Yale and North Carolina.
Watch the action as the incomparable Scott Sterling keeps his goal that hardest way possible.
And make sure you pay attention to the announcers - the British accents and expressions really help sell the bit!
A Realistically Proportioned Fashion Doll
There's been a lot of pushback recently against the unrealistic proportions of Barbie dolls.
Except for those women who slave away to look like human Barbies, real women simply don't look like that.
So how would a "realistically proportioned fashion doll" fare in today's toy market?
Toy designer Nikolay Lamm aims to find out, with Lammily, a doll based on the proportions of the average 19-year-old woman.
To add to the realism, Lammily comes with stick-on tattoos, cellulite, stretch marks, scars and more.
Check out the video of a bunch of school kids getting to meet Lammily and compare her to a normal Barbie doll. It's pretty interesting...
One Winner Means Lots of Losers
On Jimmy Kimmel Live the other night, Jimmy got to break the news that Chris Hemsworth is People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive in 2014.
So, he's the winner.
Which means, every other man on the planet is the loser.
Like Jason Bateman, who thought he'd been invited to appear on Kimmel's show because he was going to get the award.
To make him feel better, Jimmy let Jason read his acceptance speech, which he'd prepared in anticipation of winning the award.
(For the record, Jason's an underrated comic actor...)
Spielberg? Or Squirrel?
This one's a commercial just waiting to happen.
Someone left his GoPro camera on the ground near a tree.
A curious squirrel approached and decided he must have the GoPro - or, he mistook it for a shiny nut.
Either way, the squirrel nabbed the camera and scooted up a tree with it.
The footage is pretty amazing, even when the squirrel drops it to the ground.
Could be the rodent version of Stephen Spielberg here...
Even Worse Than Misfit, These Toys Are Bad
A consumer advocacy group called WATCH - World Against Toys Causing Harm - this week issued its list of the Ten Worst Toys of 2014.
The worst, according to WATCH, is the Air Storm Firetek Bow, which can shoot arrows up to 145 feet.
There's also the Catapencil, an actual pencil with a slingshot at the top - surefire classroom fun right there.
A Battle Hammer designed for three-year-olds - the ones who think they're Thor, I guess.
The SWAT Electric Machine Gun was in the middle of the list. Surprising, really, when you consider the manufacturer's warning that it could be mistaken for the real thing by law enforcement personnel.
You can check out the full list in this article in The Daily Mail.
And check out the video of the press conference...
"America Loves You"
Give Jay Leno a hand.
He recently visited Afghanistan, performing for the troops in a USO show.
He came home wanting to do more. So he and the folks at The Today Show selected an active service member who was also a wounded warrior, and gave him a joy ride to remember.
Check out the video as Jay drove Corporal Ethan Laberge on the back roads around Fort Campbell, Kentucky in a brand-new 2015 Dodge HRT Hellcat - the muscle car of muscle cars.
And at the end of the ride...
You just have to watch it for yourself. And grab a hankie.
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I just stumbled on this video - it's been floating around cyberspace for a few months - but it's mesmerizing.
The quartet is called Salut Salon - based in Hamburg, Germany, they mix classical music with some comedic stylings.
Playing another's instrument with her own bow, playing the piano upside down, playing their stringed instruments inverted...
They never miss a step or skip a note. Watch it once, and tell me that's enough!
"Have Courage... and Be Kind"
Looks like Disney's doing it again, but in reverse.
Everyone recalls the classic Disney animated feature, Cinderella.
In March, Disney releases the live action version - with a few updates and some computer-generated tweaks - that looks pretty darn good.
There is magic in this one...
Check out the trailer, and mark your calendar!
#TBT: The Carlton Dance, & More
This one's an oldie but goodie - I missed it last year, so maybe you did too.
Even if you saw it, it's fun to watch again.
Will Smith and his son Jaden visited the BBC's Graham Norton Show and got a little musical.
Jaden did a little rap while his dad did some beats in the background.
Then Will brought out DJ Jazzy Jeff and the three of them performed the rap theme song from Fresh Prince of Bel Air.
And then, a little frosting on the cake as DJ Jazzy Jeff cranked up Tom Jone's "It's Not Unusual." Alfonso Ribeiro joined them, and everybody did The Carlton.
Check it out. It's a lot of fun.
Seven Feet & Counting
Parts of Buffalo and upstate New York were positively buried in a storm some are calling Snovember early this week.
But that doesn't stop the train that is professional sport from rolling, does it?
On Tuesday, the night of the storm, 6200 fans made it out to see the Buffalo Sabres in action.
And now, the Buffalo Bills and the NFL are looking for some help, digging Ralph Wilson Stadium out from under the snow in time for the Bills to play the New York Jets over the weekend.
Want to work in the NFL? The Bills are hiring snow shovelers http://t.co/qibRAADFm4 pic.twitter.com/NfC1lM56Qe
— For The Win (@ForTheWin) November 19, 2014
If you do well, they could pick up your option for future storms and years. Who knows? You could be a Hall of Fame Shoveler at some point in your future.
Meanwhile, if you want to get a sense of what it's like to be in the middle of something like that, check out this drone's-eye view of the event...
Million Dollar Baby
This could be one of the most insane stories you've ever heard.
A pregnant woman from Saskatchewan, Jennifer Huculak, was vacationing in Hawaii when her water broke, and she delivered her daughter nine weeks early.
Mom and daughter spent about six weeks in the hospital in Hawaii, and then headed home.
Mom had Blue Cross coverage, but the insurance company denied her claim, leaving her with a $950,000 bill to pay.
So now, the family is left with three options: continue to fight Blue Cross; declare bankruptcy; or just sit things out to see what happens next.
They could of course hit the lottery. That could help.
She's Too Young For the Club, and By the Way...
"Hello, Tyga? There's a reality check waiting to be picked up at the front desk."
Here's one straight out of the pages of Yeah, I Know It's a Law But Not For Me, RIght?
Tyga, the 25-year-old musician, was supposed to play at a club called Greystone Manor in West Hollywood. He begged the club management to allow his 17-year-old girlfriend, Kylie Jenner - one of the offspring of Mamadashian - to attend the show.
The management refused, because it's a 21+ establishment.
So Tyga pull a no-show, managing to tick off a sponsor big time.
Maybe it's a math problem. Who needs to figure out that Kylie has to wait another four years to get into the club because of the laws that govern places that sell booze.
And while we're at it, memo to Kris and Bruce Jenner: a 25-year-old rapper is dating your 17-year-old daughter.
Look for those Parents of the Year trophies, mailed to your separate homes in the next six to eight weeks.