The latest news to rock the literary world is the casting of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele for the movie adaptation of 50 Shades of Grey. While author E.L. James seems to be happy with her choices, many disapprove of Charlie Hunnam and Dakota Johnson as film’s hottest new couple.
While the powers that be petition for White Collar‘s Matt Bomer and Alexis Bledel to take over, we’ve conjured up our own list for an all black cast.
Click through and let us know if you agree with any of our picks.
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We think Zoe is pretty bad ass, but her unique look and personality could easily translate into the awkward virgin that is Anastasia.
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This Broadway darling has the acting chops to transform into any character.
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The Temptation made the smooth transition from child to adult actress. A role like this would cement her grown woman status in Hollywood.
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While the former 3LW singer is as cute as a button, we know she can be a bad girl, too (see: Notorious).
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She may play the bad girl on Hit the Floor, but this light eyed beauty started out as a innocent on Meet the Browns.
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That intense stare. Those tall, dark and handsome looks. Omari definitely looks the part and the acting chops don’t hurt, either.
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He’s on the older side (Grey is 28), but there’ s no way we could leave Ealy off this short list. He brings a certain intensity to every role- something Christian Grey also possesses.
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We have yet to see him in Baggage Claim, but we think this newcomer definitely has the look.
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If he can fill shoes as historic as Jackie Robinson’s, we’re certain he’d have no problem channeling this soon-to-be classic character.
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Trey still has a ways to go in the acting world, but his sex appeal will definitely translate to the big screen.
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