Garrett Hedlund Rejects 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Role: What Other Actors Won't Play Christian Grey?
Sorry, Damon lovers. Despite the fact that Vampire Diaries star Ian Somerhalder seemed to fit Christian Grey like asparagus fits a sexy meal in Fifty Shades of Grey, the actor will not be starring in the adaptation directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson. Though the actor campaigned for the role while speaking to Ryan Seacrest in April — telling the host that it "would be a phenomenal opportunity" — sources say E.L. James is simply not interested. According to Us Weekly, the author of the bestselling franchise said "the part won't go to Ian." Any CW fan will tell you that's a bloody mistake, but perhaps Somerhalder will have a chance after all thanks to process of elimination — several Hollywood actors have already rejected the notion of playing Christian Grey. So who's out for the count? Read on to see which stars will not be playing the Mark Zuckerberg of S&M.