The Arrow star admits he had a meeting, but plays coy. But is The Vampire Diaries' Ian Somerhalder also in the running? Oliver Queen has a super-secret training room. In 50 Shades, Christian has a secret red room of pain. They both are rich guys who have some tragic secrets in their past, and because of it, only a select few know about their alter egos. But Stephen may have some competition, right under the same roof at the CW. Because anyone who's following 50 Shades casting news knows that Ian Somerhalder is also a strong contender.