Irish actor Jamie Dornan is in final talks to play the billionaire BDSM enthusiast Christian Grey in the adaptation of EL James’ best-seller Fifty Shades of Grey.
Dornan is set to play the lead after Charlie Hunnam dropped out of the film (the probably R-Rated film).
According to Variety magazine Dornan has been “tapped to replace Charlie Hunnam in the Universal and Focus adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey.
Who is Jamie Dornan you say?
He is known for playing Sheriff Graham Humbert in Once Upon a Time and Axel von Fersen in Sofia Coppola’s film Marie Antoinette, and if that means nothing to you he also dated Keira Knightley.
Oh and he’s also a former Calvin Klein underwear model, we thought it was imperative not to leave out this fact.
While we wait for confirmation from the 31-year-old actor himself, here’s a gallery of men who we think should play Christian Grey:
Soffer issued a statement to New York Post’s Page Six: “Any reports that the relationship between Gwyneth and I is anything other than a friendship are wholly untrue. Gwyneth and her family are longtime friends of Elle and I and she was one of many esteemed guests I hosted for the reopening of the Fontainebleau Miami Beach in 2008.”
Reports surfaced in June that Paltrow emailed friends telling them not to speak to Vanity Fair, which were working on a (potentially) unflattering story about her.
“If you are asked for quotes or comments, please decline,”Paltrow wrote.
VF editor in chief Graydon Carter this week told The Times of London, “We have a very good writer and it’ll run.”
The article is said to focus on not only Paltrow’s friendship with Soffer, but also the creation of her Goop empire, her celebrity friendships, and her falling out with Madonna.
We’ll wait with baited breath.
Australian singer-songwriter Darren Hayes has apologised to Katy Perry over the ‘gotcha’ journalism the American singer faced during an interview with Jackie Frank for Channel Seven’s Sunday night program.
“There is a tone, and a quite nasty one, to the piece that sadly has come to epitomise mainstream Australian media that I must presume is only obvious to those who don’t live there. It is, quite literally, bullying. Yet it presents itself as the victim,” he wrote on his Tumblr page.