|Billy Magnussen and Luke Bracey are two of the actors up for the|
role of Christian Grey.
One is Billy Magnussen, who played Casey Hughes on AS THE WORLD TURNS and earned a Tony nomination earlier this year for his work in "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" on Broadway. He's currently shooting the Into the Woods movie and his star is on the rise.
The other contender is Luke Bracey, who played Trey Palmer in Australian soap opera HOME AND AWAY.
Other actors said to be up for the starring role include Jamie Dornan, Christian Cooke and François Arnaud.