A few weeks ago, Patch posted blogs on the frenzy surrounding New York Times bestseller Fifty Shades of Grey by Amanda Levitt and Ann O'Neill. And the response to the steamy trilogy penned by E L James has been strong enough to have us wondering: What's next?
Hitting the big screen
Now that the movie rights have sold to major Hollywood studios, it was only a matter of time before speculation swirled around who will play the characters embedded in the imaginations of millions of readers around the world.
The Huffington Post compiled its list and photo slideshow of candidates for all the story's major players.
Did they get it right on Anastasia Steele, the headstrong but naive recent college graduate? What about complicated billionaire businessman Christian Grey, with whom she has an erotic sexual relationship that has female readers swooning?
The local perspective
When the book first hit headlines, we asked Berkley and Huntington Woods readers to chime in on whether they were up for the read. A majority of the responses in our poll showed that it's a local hit, too. (Read that story here).
So, who would you like to see play the parts on the big screen? Take our poll below.