With Charlie Hunnam dropping out of the role of Christian Grey in the upcoming movie adaption of the popular novel Fifty Shades of Grey, fans of openly gay actor Matt Bomer have lobbied together on petition website change.org to collect 100,000 signatures in an effort to lobby to cast the actor in the now-vacant role.
The petition’s webpage reads:
“Matt Bomer is the PERFECT DESCRIPTION OF CHRISTIAN GREY AND ALEXIS BLEDEL IS THE PERFECT ACTRESS TO REPRESENT ANASTASIA STEELE and if THEY ARE NOT, NOBODY WILL BE And I read the whole trilogy and I can assure that Matt is the perfect actor for this movie and Alexis too. So please PLEASE, all of the GREYsessed and Bomerettes in the world NEED those actors. They always will be for us the Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele. WE CAN DO ANYTHING GUYS, ANYTHING.”
At the time this article was published the petition had received a massive 88,104 signatures, not far from its target.
Last month Bomer said of the petition: “I’m so grateful for the fans, and touched.”
Bomer is currently filming the fifth season of television series White Collar.
To sign the petition visit: