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FIFTY SHADES OF GREY (2014): Jamie Dornan cast as Christian Grey

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Jamie Dornan cast in Fifty Shades Of Grey. The casting of Jamie Dornan in Fifty Shades Of Grey (2014) answers the question of who will replace Charlie Hunnam in the lead male role in the Sam Taylor-Johnson directed female. Jamie Dornan will play Christian Grey in the film. The film is a book-to-film adaptation of E.L. Jamesnovel of the same name.

On Jamie Dornan:

On the set of an Asprey photoshoot in 2003, Dornan met English actress Keira Knightley, who introduced him to her agent at PFD. The pair dated for two years. Dornan used to perform in the folk band Sons of Jim, but the band disbanded in 2008. Sons of Jim supported Scottish singer-songwriter KT Tunstall on tour.

In 2006, Dornan appeared in the Sofia Coppola film Marie Antoinette. He has modelled for Calvin Klein (with both Kate Moss and Eva Mendes), Dior, Aquascutum and Armani, among many other brands. Dornan appeared in the drama film Shadows in the Sun in 2009, which starred three-time Academy Award nominee Jean Simmons. In 2008, he played the lead role of Ed in the Hammer Horror production Beyond the Rave.

In 2011, Dornan appeared in eight episodes of the ABC television series Once Upon A Time, playing the role of Sheriff Graham. While Graham from Storybrooke was killed by the town’s mayor Regina (The Evil Queen) in the episode “The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter”, Dornan stated that he would return as the Huntsman from the Enchanted Forest at some point and he remained a regular on the series. He returned as The Huntsman for the season finale episode, “A Land Without Magic”.

On 26 March 2012, TVWise reported that Dornan had been cast alongside Gillian Anderson to star in the Northern Irish drama series The Fall to air on RTÉ Television in Ireland, BBC Two in the UK and BBC America. Dornan plays Paul Spector, a serial killer terrorising Belfast. The show was renewed for a second series halfway through the broadcast of series 1 in May 2013. Dornan has publicly confirmed he will return to the role. Filming begins in January 2014.

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Jamie Dornan

Jamie Dornan

We have published the previous Fifty Shades of Grey articles:

Fifty Shades of Grey: Sam Taylor-Johnson Directing Film Adaptation

Movie / TV News: Fifty Shades of Grey, Snow White and the Huntsman 2

Fifty Shades of Grey (2014): Casting Decisions Post-Labor Day?

Fifty Shades of Grey (2014): Dakota Johnson cast as Anatasia Steele

Fifty Shades of Grey (2014): Charlie Hunnam Drops Out of Sultry Film

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