Chace Crawford “Would Love the Challenge” of Christian Grey Role

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There is no shortage of names when talk turns to casting the Fifty Shades of Grey film adaptation, especially the role of Christian Grey. Matt Bomer, Henry Cavill, and Ian Somerhalder are the most popular names we hear about, but lately there's another name that's been on our radar – Chace Crawford.

The actor's six-season run as Nate Archibald on the CW’s Gossip Girl ended last year, and he's looking for a challenge and career shake up. FOX 411 had a chat with Crawford during Super Bowl weekend and the former Gossip Girl star wanted let Team Fifty know he's down to play Christian. 

I would love the challenge. I have not read the books, but what I know is that it is risqué, and to be honest, anything to shake up from the way I have been going would be good.

Crawford spoke to his interest in taking on something “really shocking” in an interview back in December so the role of Christian Grey might just be perfect fit for the actor.

Hey, if they ask me to come and read, I would definitely do so. I don’t even know what the character is like; I haven’t read anything or heard anything about it!

He’s definitely going to have to do some research and read the books so he knows what's expected. When warned about the S&M and steamy loves scenes in the book, Crawford’s sense of humour took over.

I am only comfortable with S&M sex scenes! The other ones are just too simple and boring for me.

That's the spirit! But what does he really think about on-camera sex scenes?

I actually think, whether it is a sex scene, or screaming at something to get something across. I think it is kind of attacked the same way, and you’re in the work mode, and you stay professional. It has never been awkward or intimidating.

Anyone who has watched Crawford in action in Gossip Girl knows this is true. His character, Nate Archibald, was constantly bedding a bevvy of beautiful babes (say that three times fast!) and was never shy about it. 

But seriously, the more I think about it, the more I can envision Chace Crawford in this role. Not only is he 27 and gorgeous, but he’s got sex appeal, good acting chops, and just the right mix of being well known enough, but not too famous for the role.

Do you think Chace Crawford would be a good fit? Check out some more pics of him in the gallery!


  • Ledgerina Thursday, 07 February 2013

    He certainly has the height, but not convinced he is Christian Grey...I can't help but to continue thinking of the actor I imagine being CG when I read the book for the first time and before the movie was something of the future...I am referring to Rupert Friend!

  • Felicia Thursday, 07 February 2013

    Thanks Sabby! That is one good-looking man:) And he definitely has the acting chops to pull off the role. I recently saw him in the movie Twelve again and he's got that sexy, edgy, moody thing down to a 'T.' He's definitely moving up my list of possible Christians. I'm liking him more and more. He's fast becoming my second choice for the role!

  • Bookenz Thursday, 07 February 2013

    He's the right age, but I don't honestly think he's got the amazing panty-combusting looks to be a convincing CG.

  • Jme1977 Thursday, 07 February 2013

    With a bit of a workout I think he cuold definitely do the job! Matts still my no.1 though ;)

  • Leena Friday, 08 February 2013

    Unser Christopher Chace Crawford ist noch immer der schönste und süßeste junge Mann auf unserer Erde. Besonders erotisierend ist unser bezaubernd schöner Adonis, wenn er von seinem so liebreizenden Gesicht bis zu seinem süßen Bauchnabelchen frisch rasiert ist. Dann nämlich sind seine knackigen, sehr zarten, total leckeren Brüste und sein supersüßes Bäuchlein absolut sexy. Ich sehne mich so sehr danach, den bezaubernd schönen Christopher Chace immer wieder sehr liebevoll und ganz zärtlich zu streicheln und zu küssen.

    Christopher Chace, you are enchanting beautiful and sooo sweet.

    Beloved Chace, you are the most beautiful, the sexiest and the sweetest young man on our earth.

    Chace, I love you very much. And I wish you all the best.


  • Falko Tuesday, 08 August 2017

    Our Chace Crawford is very handsome and sooooooo sweeeeeeeeeeeet. I always want to caress and kiss him very lovingly and very tenderly, especially his totally sweet tummy and his very delicious breasts.

    Chace, I love you very much. And I wish you nothing but the best.


  • Silvio Friday, 29 May 2015

    Chace Crawford is very beautiful and sooooooooooo sweeeet. Chace is the most beautiful, the hottest and the sweetest young man on our earth. I love him very much. And I wish him nothing but the best.
    all the best.


  • Melanie Sunday, 21 June 2015

    Beauty and sex appeal have a name: Christopher Chace Crawford.
    Mein geliebter Chace, ich möchte Dich so gern immer wieder sehr liebevoll und ganz zärtlich streicheln und küssen, streicheln und küssen, streicheln und küssen, ………………… vor allem Dein bezaubernd schönes, total süßes Bäuchlein und Deine zarten, sehr knackigen und leckeren Brüstchen. Aber auch Deine so wohl geformten Hüften, Dein schlanker Hals, Dein feines, ausdrucksstarkes, sehr liebreizendes Gesicht, Deine breiten, phantastisch schönen Schultern, Deine kräftigen Arme und Dein einmalig schöner Rücken steigern mein Verlangen, Dich, meinen geliebten Chace, und Deinen sagenhaft schönen Adonis-Körper mit 1000 Küssen zu bedecken und immer wieder ganz zärtlich zu streicheln. Ginge meine Sehnsucht doch in Erfüllung! Ich wäre sehr glücklich.

    Chace, you are the hottest man I have seen in my life. You are very beautiful and so sweet.

    Chace, I love you very much. And I wish you nothing but the best.


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