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You know your talk show is off to a good start when you snag the writer of the sexiest bestseller in years.

Katie Couric welcomed E.L. James, the woman behind kinky phenomenon Fifty Shades of Grey, to her new show, Katie, this week, and the writer dished some thoughts on the highly anticipated Fifty Shades movie. Kinda.

E.L. did share that she has three actors in mind for the infamous Christian Grey, and four actresses for protagonist Anastasia. However, she wouldn't delve into any specifics, refusing to offer up any names.

Why? A recent interview with E! might shed some light on the situation. E.L. explained that casting "gets messy," and "you might end up with somebody else." Basically, she wants to avoid an awkward situation.  

Fair enough! Still, perhaps the mastermind behind the series can whisper her choices in the casting agent's ear. After all, who better to pick the perfect Christian Grey than the woman who dreamt him up?

Source: Katie via Entertainment WeeklyE!

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