Several weeks ago, Montclair Patch wrote about the frenzy surrounding New York Times bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey at Watchung Booksellers and elsewhere. The continued interest surrounding the steamy trilogy penned by British author E L James has been strong enough to have us wondering what's next.
Now that the movie rights have been sold to Universal Pictures and Focus Features, it was only a matter of time before debates broke out over who should play the main two characters capturing the imaginations of millions of readers around the world.
Already, Deadline.com is reporting that Angelina Jolie could possibly sign on to direct the movie version—so she won't be playing leading lady.
With more than 10 million copies sold so far, the book has been a marketing boon with even the likes of Brooks Brother’s featuring Eight Shades of Grey Ties!
The Huffington Post has put together a list and photo slideshow of candidates for all the story's major players. Did they get it right on Anastasia Steele, the headstrong but naive recent college graduate? What about secretive and complex billionaire businessman Christian Grey, with whom she has an erotic sexual relationship that has female readers swooning over every page?
Take our poll and let us know who you see playing the leading roles.