Fifty Shades of Grey: Billy Magnussen & Luke Bracey Are New Christian Grey Contenders
First Published: October 18, 2013 12:04 PM EDT Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- The casting rumors for “Fifty Shades of Grey” continue!
Following the exit of Charlie Hunnam, a slew of Hollywood’s hottest young actors have been tossed around for the S&M-loving billionaire role.
According to E!, the latest contenders include Billy Magnussen – who has been cast in HBO’s “The Money” – and Luke Bracey from “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” fame.
The actors will both reportedly screen test this week.
Other names reportedly in the mix include Francois Arnaud, Jamie Dornan, Christian Cooke, and Alexander Skarsgard.
Dakota Johnson, who will star as Anastasia Steele, is still reportedly locked in for the role she landed due to her amazing chemistry with Charlie.
The “Fifty Shades” film, initially set to hit U.S. theaters in August 2014, will be directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson.
-- Jesse Spero
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