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UPDATED - [Movies] Charlie Hunnam Drops Out Of Fifty Shades of Grey
Posted by Joseph Lee on 10.12.2013



UPDATE: According to http://hollywoodlife.com, there is more to Hunnam pulling out of the film. A source had the following to say about the situation…

"Charlie got cold feet. He wanted to get out of the movie because he was feeling like it would be his version of Showgirls and he didn't want to be remembered for that.

Nor is Charlie ready for the celebrity he would receive if the movie worked out.

Add that with the studio execs being highly disappointed by the reaction to the casting, they wanted to start over with a clean slate."




ORIGINAL: Coming Soon reports that Charlie Hunnam has dropped out of his role in Universal Pictures and Focus Features' adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey.

The studio said in a statement: "The filmmakers of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and Charlie Hunnam have agreed to find another male lead given Hunnam's immersive TV schedule which is not allowing him time to adequately prepare for the role of Christian Grey."

He was set to star with Dakota Johnson and Jennifer Ehle in the film, which has an August 1, 2014 release date. The film will be directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson from a script by Kelly Marcel (based on E.L. James bestselling book). Michael De Luca and Dana Brunetti are producing with James.

Universal and Focus acquired the rights to the trilogy in March of last year. Focus will market and distribute the first film with Universal. The book trilogy has been translated in over fifty languages worldwide and has sole over seventy million copies in e-book and print worldwide, one of the fastest-selling book series ever.

The first book was published in 2011 and follows the relationship of 27-year-old billionaire Christian Grey and college student Anastasia Steele. The other two book are called Fifty Shades Darker (2011) and Fifty Shades Freed (2012).





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