While the “Fifty Shades of Grey” movie fandom is often focused on casting that perfect Christian Grey, readers of E.L. James’ bestselling erotic novel are also well aware that there is no love affair without a certain Anastasia Steele. From Fans Share reporting this Friday, Feb. 1, that Emilia Clarke has been gaining more and more support from fans to the The Stir revealing yesterday that even “American Idol” stars are naming their children with “Fifty Shades”-inspired names, the role of Christian’s innocent lover is of almost equal importance to the upcoming film.
Quite a few names have been thrown out for the casting of Ana Steele, from Kristen Stewart — who E.L. James revealed would not be cast along with Robert Pattinson for their roles in “Twilight” — to Alexis Bledel of “Gilmore Girls.” With no confirmed casting from the “Fifty Shades of Grey” movie team forthcoming until a director is found and screenplay finished, it may still be some time before we find an Anastasia to pair with our top ten Christian Grey casting choices.
Though no in-depth descriptions of Anastasia Steele were given in “Fifty Shades of Grey,” we do get a fairly good look at Ana’s physical appearance from E.L. James. Ana is described as a pale and brunette young woman with “blue eyes too big for her face.” She is said to be pretty but insecure about her slim, petite figure. (Not that Christian Grey is complaining, of course.) In the bonus material given from “Fifty Shades Freed,” Anastasia is also described with chestnut hair and powder-blue eyes.
Here is the top ten list for casting Anastasia Steele in the “Fifty Shades of Grey” movie. These are all actresses who have either shown interest in the role or been a favorite of many fans, performing well in the casting polls. Please be aware that there are many talented starlets not mentioned here who also have a fair chance to play Ana, from Mila Kunis and Emma Roberts to Shailene Woodley and Katherine McPhee.
“Fifty Shades” fans, who do you see as your Anastasia Steele?