Stephen Amell, Arrow, Shirtless

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Arrow's Stephen Amell may soon be steaming up the big screen.

On the heels of Emma Watson's firm Fifty Shades of Grey casting denial, the CW star has confirmed he's in talks to star in the upcoming flick, based off of E.L. James' bestselling BDSM book.  

"I get questions about Christian Grey all the time," the hunky actor said in a video posted on his Facebook page where he addressed the film's casting rumors. "That project is a long way off. I know this, because I had a meeting about it."

The raunchy read follows billionaire business man Christian Grey as he seduces young college student Anastasia Steele. The twosome engage in an erotic romance filled with whips, chains and lots of steamy sex.  

Although Amell didn't provide any specific details as to who, exactly, he would play, his teasing suggests he's up for the lead role the tall and muscular Mr. Grey.

He continued in his post, playfully dancing around the casting decision, "A long way off. I mean, not that long, but not close. I wouldn't call it long, but I wouldn't call it close," he coyly confessed in the 24-second clip. 

Fifty Shades of Grey casting rumors have run rampant since it was first annonuced the book will be made into a big-screen adaptation. 

Ian Somerhalder has been campaigning for the lead, admitting he's "absolutely" interested in the role. Matt Bomer, Ryan Gosling, Alexander Skarsgård and even New Girl's Max Greenfield have also been thrown into the casting mix. 

Do you think Amell would make a good Christian Grey?

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