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Rumor: ‘The Borgias’ Star Francois Arnaud Also In The Mix For ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’

Rumor: 'The Borgias' Star Francois Arnaud Also In The Mix For 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

More like “Fifty Shades Of Rumors,” amirite? After Charlie Hunnam‘s surprise exit from the whips ‘n cuffs blockbuster, there has been as much speculation about the actor’s departure, as there has been chatter about who will take his place. And now another name has joined the fray.

JustJared are saying that Francois Arnaud — aka Cesare Borgia on “The Borgias” — is in the mix to play Christian Grey in “Fifty Shades Of Grey.” He now joins Alexander Skarsgard, Jamie Dornen (“The Fall“), Theo James (“Divergent,” “Underworld: Awakening“) and Christian Cooke (the most recent “Romeo And Juliet“) as possibilities for the part. But as you might guess, no formal offers have been made, though he’s reportedly been “approached.”

So, feel free to speculate below as Universal continues to race against the clock to start production on schedule next month, and get this into theaters for August 1, 2014.

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I love how all the hard core "Fifty Shades" fans only care about how physically suited the actors are to the roles. I guess it reflects how all the characters are written paper thin. How about acting ability? Presence? Charisma?


ho yes!!!!


All awful! Is everyone, including the team, forgetting what Christian Grey is supposed to look like? Francois is tall but other than that he is NOT Christian. Christian is breathtakingly beautiful, broad shouldered, greek god like and masculine. This guy does not look powerful or protective and manly at all (yes Ive seen his work too). They better not make the same mistake they did for Ana and cast someone totally opposite for the role! But at this point I shouldn't be surprised. *sigh*


They should try D.J. Cotrona too!


I propose that François Arnaud Acteur Francois Arnaud should be Christian Greay…As Cesare Borgia He properly proved to be as soft and hard as Christian Grey would be… Please take a look before judging…


Absolutely NOT


No way. Christian is broad shouldered, masculine and breathtakingly beautiful. This guy is not that at all.


If Françios Arnaud is in it I would actually see this movie.


He looks perfect for the role.

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