Despite being only 27-years old in the book, billionaire Christian Grey is likely to be played by someone older. Twenty-nine year-old Henry Cavill, star of the upcoming Superman rebooot
Man Of Steel
, is currently the UK bookies’ favourite.
Paddy Power also has good odds on the much older Cillian Murphy,
The Vampire Diaries
' Ian Somerhalder, Ryan Gosling and
's Alexander Skarsgard, placing them in the top five slots.
The even older Brits Christian Bale and Michael Fassbender come in at number ten and 11 respectively.
And only this week, Brett Easton Ellis tweeted that ex-porn star James Deen is also in the running to portray Grey.