While casting rumors surrounding the “Fifty Shades of Grey” movie have been rather quiet lately — likely owing to the lack of news from EL James or the film production team this November — “Gather Entertainment” reports this Monday, Nov. 12, that actress Rumer Willis has recently been considered for Anastasia Steele’s role after being caught reading “50 Shades” over the weekend, while Alexis Bledel and Ashley Greene top another popular casting poll this Monday.
Rumer Willis, daughter of well-known actors Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, was spotted reading one of EL James’ bestselling erotic novels, “Fifty Shades Freed” (the third installment in the trilogy), while on vacation early this November with her boyfriend, Jayson Blair.
As a future Anastasia Steele actress in the “Fifty Shades of Grey” film must have definite familiarity with both the role of Ana and the novels themselves, fans quickly speculated that she might be a potential runner for the role but was said to possibly “be a bit too edgy for the part,” even though she does have certain star power as both an actress and daughter of Hollywood figures behind her.
In reality, however, the lovely leads who most likely remain top contenders opposite the handsome Christian Grey in the “Fifty Shades of Grey” movie are none other than the beautiful Alexis Bledel and Ashley Greene. Both talented actresses continue to top the latest fan casting polls with thousands of voters, including Entertainment Weekly and Latinos Post.
Alexis Bledel of “Gilmore Girls” has been a fan favorite for quite some time, often being paired with the talented and equally popular Christian Grey possibility, Matt Bomer of “White Collar.” (Both Matt Bomer and Ian Somerhalder of “The Vampire Diaries” are quite often in the lead for the role of Ana’s Red Room of Pain lover, though Matty seems to have taken the top spot in latest casting polls).
Ashley Greene of “Twilight” is a more recent fan favorite for Anastasia Steele, though she has also been performing quite well as the potential blue-eyed beauty, according to fans’ votes.
Many other talented actresses have also been considered for the role (all of which EL James has been quiet about so far), including Nina Dobrev of “The Vampire Diaries” (the girlfriend of Ian Somerhalder), Emma Watson, Amanda Seyfried, Felicity Jones, Alexandra Daddario, and Emilia Clarke.
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