The ‘Vampire Diaries’ star played coy on ‘Watch What Happens Live’ about starring in the big-screen version of the erotic novel.
Is there something Ian Somerhalder isn’t telling us? TV’s most smolder-y smolder-er appeared on the March 13 episode of Watch What Happens Live, and when Andy Cohen asked him about joining the Fifty Shades Of Grey movie, the Vampire Diaries star gave a cryptic response.
“There are so many young boys in Hollywood up for this role,” he said with a smirk — like he says anything without a smirk. “I think they have a very big job a head of them casting this role. I can’t say anything other than it’s a very interesting story, and whoever plays that role is going to have a lot of fun [come] rehearsal time.”
Andy also asked Ian if he’s single, to which he tentatively replied,” I would not say that’s the case.” (Duh!)
Will Ian Get ‘Fifty Shades’ Advice From Nina Dobrev’s Mom?
If Ian does snag the coveted lead role in Fifty Shades — and we’re really hoping he does — he could always get a few sex-scene tips from Nina Dobrev‘s mom! Ian’s Vampire Diaries co-star recently told Conan O’Brien that her mom comes to set and offers her pointers to make Elena’s love scenes even hotter.
“When I come off set … she starts giving me notes,” Nina awkwardly recalled. “‘Arch your back more. It’ll look sexier if you arch your back.’ We’re close.”
HollywoodLifers, watch Ian’s appearance on WWHL below, then drop a comment: Do you want him to star in the Fifty Shades of Grey movie?
— Andy Swift
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