CW Hunk Showdown For '50 Shades'

"Arrow's" Stephen Amell and "The Vampire Diaries" star Ian Somerhalder are both up for the coveted role in "Fifty Shades of Grey."

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It's a steamy CW showdown over which heartthrob will land the lead role in the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey.

Both Ian Somerhalder and Stephen Amell have coyly admitted to being in talks for the role of the sexually-domineering Christian Grey.

On Thursday, the 31-year-old Arrow star admitted to fans on his Facebook that he's "had a meeting" with Fifty Shades execs. "I get questions about Christian Grey all the time," Amell said.

"I know this, because I had a meeting about it. Long way off. I mean, not that long, but not that close. I wouldn't call it long, but I wouldn't call it close."

But, it looks like Amell hasn't been cast just yet.

On March 14, The Vampire Diaries stud Somerhalder kept his cards close to the vest on an appearance of Bravo's Watch What Happens Live.

The 34-year-old actor refused to confirm or deny reports that he's auditioned for the role but told Bravo's Andy Cohen:

"I can't say anything other than it is a very interesting story and whoever gets that role is going to have a very fun rehearsal time."

Which CW star should play Christian Grey?Which CW star should play Christian Grey?

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While the lead role is still up in the air, the book's heroine Anastasia Steele is still up for grabs as well.

Harry Potter's Emma Watson sarcastically lashed out after reports alleged she was signed to play Miss Steele.

Who would make for the perfect cast in your opinion? Sound off below.

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  • Richard Robyn Grayson
    Richard Robyn Grayson

    I just want Somerholder as Nightwing please

  • Heather Terrell
    Heather Terrell

    It's nice that she has so much time to read after having a baby. Spoiled celebrities!!

  • sarcruze

    Taylor Kinney for Christian Grey!!!

  • Hana Vaverková
    Hana Vaverková

    Hanna: Only Ian is a great actor, sexy man, my amazing eyes, hot body and he alone seems to CG for the role he was born for it!!

  • Lena

    Ian Somerhalder should get the role. He's hot and an amazing actor. Plus, he has got the 'seductive eyes.'

  • Ina Irmantika
    Ina Irmantika

    as christian = maybe Henry Cavill or Matt Bomer (he is gay, i kno, but he's perfect on everything on Grey) and stephen? all i see is he as Elliot/Ethan/Jose. I dunno why, he's hot, but Ian eyes is not really seductive enough to b Mr. Grey.

  • Ina Irmantika
    Ina Irmantika


  • Lisa

    Neither. Ian is too old for the role and doesn't physically match the character, and I don't find Stephen attractive enough for the role. I can however see Stephen as Elliot. I think he'd be good for that role and is the right age for it. Henry Cavill would be perfect for Christian!

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  • Julia Knowles Ungermah
    Julia Knowles Ungermah

    If you saw this man in true blood you would know that he is the perfect Mr. Grey. He has an intense stare. He is very tall. He looks much better on film then in pictures. His character in true blood is controlling and has an obsession and strong feelings with a woman that he never felt before. I really hope he gets the part.

  • tay

    ¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡¡...MATT BOMER..!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Clara Tezolin
    Clara Tezolin

    IAN 50 Shades of Grey

  • Marcelle Luna
    Marcelle Luna

    Instead, I'll answer C. None of the above - Matt Bomer.

  • Joel David
    Joel David

    Let's be real, this role belongs to Michael Fassbender. For obvious reasons.