Why was Matt Bomer not Christian Grey?

Why was Matt Bomer not Christian Grey?

“Matt Bomer isn’t right for Christian Grey because he is openly gay. He’s great for other roles but this is too big a game.” (It seems like Ellis hasn’t read a recent study showing that audiences by and large accept openly gay men when they play straight roles.)

Who was Matt Bomer in 50 shades of GREY?

Christian Grey
Matt Bomer Reacts to ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Petition Days after Charlie Hunnam and Dakota Johnson were cast, the “White Collar” star says he is “grateful” that fans want to see him play Christian Grey.

Did they change the actor for Christian Grey?

One notorious casting that ultimately led to an actor leaving a popular movie occurred just before Fifty Shades of Grey started shooting. The role was supposed to have gone to Triple Frontier actor Charlie Hunnam; however, Hunnam left the project and Jamie Dornan was signed on in his stead.

What actors tried out for 50 shades of GREY?

12 Actors Who Were Almost Cast in Fifty Shades of Grey

  • Ryan Gosling.
  • Shailene Woodley.
  • Garrett Hedlund.
  • Felicity Jones.
  • Christian Cooke.
  • Elizabeth Olsen.
  • Alicia Vikander.
  • Imogen Poots.

Are Jamie and Amelia still married?

TO THE world Jamie Dornan is known for his raunchy role playing Christian Grey in the sexy Fifty Shades of Grey movies. But when he’s not busy being a film star, he is devoted husband to wife Amelia Warner.

Why did Charlie Hunnam turned down 50 shades of GREY?

In an interview with Moviefone in 2014, Charlie Hunnam explained his decision to withdraw from “50 Shades of Grey,” telling the outlet that he felt overwhelmed at the time. “I just said, ‘I can’t, I can’t,'” Hunnam shared (via Insider). “Fifty’s going to be massive, it’s going to be huge.

Who was offered the role of Anastasia Steele?

“I obviously didn’t get the part,” the Pretty Little Liars alum said. “But it was good for me because it scared the crap out of me to do an audition [like that].” The role of Anastasia Steele eventually went to Dakota Johnson, who starred in the sex-filled film series opposite Jamie Dornan.

Who is Amelia Warner’s father?

Alun Lewis
Amelia Warner/Fathers

Was Matt Bomer ever offered the role of Christian Grey?

Prior to his Fifty Shades of Grey audition, Pettyfer starred in I Am Number Four and Lee Daniels’ The Butler. Matt Bomer does not appear to have ever been officially offered the role of Christian Grey, but he was a fan-favorite for the part.

Did Alex Pettyfer audition for the role of Christian Grey?

Alex Pettyfer, who many will recognize as Adam “The Kid” from the first Magic Mike film, auditioned for the role of Christian Grey. While he did not land the part, he did go on to star in Elvis & Nixon and the upcoming film The Last Witness.

Was Jamie Dornan the first choice for Fifty Shades of Grey’s Christian Grey?

Fifty Shades Freed opened on Friday with Jamie Dornan reprising his role as Christian Grey in the third film of the Fifty Shades of Grey franchise, but he was not the first choice for the part. Believe it or not, there were actually many other actors in line for the role before Dornan, but he emerged victorious.

Did Alexander Skarsgård audition for the role of Christian Grey?

Alexander Skarsgård is obviously most well-known as vampire Eric Northman on HBO’s True Blood. While there is no word on if he ever auditioned for the role, the actor reportedly once told Access Hollywood that he was “born to play” Christian Grey.