Krysten Ritter may play the b**** in apartment 23 on TV, but now the actress is looking to try her talents at movies in a big way. The 31 year old actress is pushing for the lead role in the hotly anticipated 50 Shades of Grey movie adaptation.
The film is based on the best selling erotic novel about the intense relationship between Anastasia Steele, a recent college graduate, and Christian Grey, a young business magnate.
Neither role has been cast yet, and Universal is still in the early stages of development. Legions of fans of begun making their own suggestions though and 50 Shades of Grey Club has tweeted the role should go to Ritter or Anne Hathaway.
According to Cinema Blend, Ritter would be up for the role if offered.
Universal only recently hired a screenwriter for the adaptation so casting has not begun. Because of how popular the book trilogy is the rumor mill is twirling full speed already.
Celebrities aren’t shy of making their desires for juicy roles public either, and Krysten Ritter is one of these celebrities. After finding the initial tweet by the 50 Shades of Grey Club, Ritter responded with a tweet of her own:
— krysten ritter (@Krystenritter) January 2, 2013
Ritter’s tweet seems to state her desire for the role as clearly as anyone can. At this point, all she can do is wait for a director to be hired so casting can begin.
What do you think: Would Krysten Ritter be the best choice for the lead role in 50 Shades of Grey?