Who could be Christian Grey? Fri-07-Sep-12 10:06 Share this By Jay-Jay FeeneyThe husband of "50 Shades of Grey" author E.L. JAMES told a British magazine that RYAN GOSLING is the frontrunner to play Christian Grey in the movie version. I hope that’s not true. I want Matt Bomer to play him! You May Also Like Christian Grey has pulled out of Fifty Shades of Grey Ryan Gosling turned down the Fifty Shades of Grey leading role! What does Melanie Griffith think of her daughter playing 50 Shades character? Become a fan of The Edge on Facebook and on Twitter .