This morning in an interview for “On Air with Ryan Seacrest,” The Vampire Diaries star and Heroes and Heartbreakers favorite Ian Somerhalder addressed questions about the project, saying that he could “potentially” be up for the role of Christian Grey. When Seacrest asked if it was something he’d be interested in, Somerhalder went on to say:
I absolutely would be up for that. ... It could be amazing. ... It could be very, very amazing. ... I have the book and I just started reading it. ... So I—absolutely [I would do it]. I think it’s, uh, that would be a pretty incredible thing. And hopefully...that could, uh, that could pan out, I think.
When asked who he’d like to play his Ana, Somerhalder wisely said there are “so many phenomenal actors right now” and that he’d have to think about it. He wrapped up his enthusiastic comments by saying: “Beyond the shadow of a doubt I think that would be a phenomenal opportunity.”
What do you think? Is Ian Somerhalder your Christian Grey? Think he could do the role justice? (He’d certainly bring the eye candy, no?!) If he’s cast, who would you want to play his Anastasia Steele? Discuss!