Armie Hammer’s stock is rising fast with the upcoming Lone Ranger and rumors that he’ll inherit the role of Bruce Wayne/Batman for a franchise reboot and/or a Justice League film. But will the 26-year-old heartthrob add the lucrative role of Christian Grey to his resume?
In an interview with Playboy, Hammer talks about the rumors suggesting that he’s the frontrunner for the lead role in the Fifty Shades of Grey film, and even talks a but about his sex life with wife Elizabeth Chambers.
First thing’s first: Is Armie Hammer really being considered for Fifty Shades of Grey?
“No one actually offered me the movie, but while I was working on Lone Ranger my agent brought it up, and I said ‘Nope.’ I mean, come on it’s just mommy porn,” Hammer said. “I’m not going to sit on top of the laundry machine in spin cycle reading about putting a ball gag in someone’s mouth. That doesn’t do it for me.”
So there might be some truth to the rumor, but Hammer doesn’t seem interested. Further, when talking about his sex life, Hammer seemed to imply that there wouldn’t be much to pull from his private life for a portrayal of Christian Grey anyway.
“The two us will literally break out laughing in the middle of it, finish up and be like, ‘Well, that was oddly fun!’ So it becomes a new kind of thing that’s less about ‘I want to dominate you’ and more about both of us having a really good time. It’s just a different style.”
While he did confess to being a “dominant lover” in his single years, he says that marrying his journalist and actress wife Chambers in 2010 softened him a little, but for the better.
“You get married and your sexual appetites change. And I mean that for the better it’s not like I’m suffering in any way. But you can’t really pull your wife’s hair. It gets to a point where you say, ‘I respect you too much to do these things that I kind of want to do.'”
Are you a fan of Armie Hammer? Who do you think will ultimately get the lead role in Fifty Shades of Grey?
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