Robert Pattinson became widely known for his role as Edward Cullen in the “Twilight” series. Is it true that the “Twilight” actor also wanted to play Christian Grey alongside former girlfriend and co-star, Kristen Stewart? Read on to learn more about this scoop.
It looks like Robert Pattinson can’t get enough of the “Twilight” fever. After the worldwide success of the “Twilight” movie saga, which was based on the vampire-themed romance novel by Stephenie Meyer, is it true that Pattinson wanted to play the role of the sexy, handsome and dominating Christian Grey in “Fifty Shades of Grey”?
According to Celeb Dirty Laundry, Pattinson had a lot of prior knowledge during the making of the film, “Fifty Shades of Grey” that it seemed like he was supposed to play the role of the successful business tycoon, Christian Grey. The outlet reported that because the movie was based on the “Twilight” saga, the book’s author, E. L. James, originally had Pattinson in mind to play the role of Christian Grey. And of course, being the author of the book, which became the basis for the movie, the outlet cited that James had that much power and influence to get Pattinson in for the role.
The same outlet reported in 2013 that Pattinson’s ex-girlfriend and former “Twilight” co-star Kristen Stewart allegedly asked the actor to play Christian Grey so that he will learn more about kinky sex and hopefully improve in bed. The outlet also claimed that it was for the same reason that Stewart chose to start an affair with “Snow White and the Huntsman” director, Rupert Sanders.
Gossip Cop was quick to slam the rumors and said that Pattinson never wanted to play Christian Grey. In a recent interview with Reuters, via HollywoodLife.com, on Feb. 13, 2015, Pattinson admitted that he has not read the book “Fifty Shades of Grey” and that he thinks that the two novels “must be very, very different.” A source close to the actor told HollywoodLife.com that Pattinson didn’t want to play Christian Grey because he “wants his career to go in a completely different route.”
Too bad, it would have been interesting to see Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart in another movie! What do you guys think? Robert Pattinson as Christian Grey and Kristen Stewart as Anastasia Steele?
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