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Fifty Shades Of Grey Gets A Rewrite, Eyes Alexander Skarsgard To Star
Even though it's been rushing at a crazy pace toward an August 1, 2014 release date, the Fifty Shades of Grey adaptation was moving forward relatively smoothly until this Saturday, when Charlie Hunnam abruptly dropped out of the lead role. Turns out that's not the only personnel shakeup that happened in the last few days
Charlie Hunnam Drops Out Of Fifty Shades Of Grey
Barely two months after his casting inspired some fans to sign petitions against him, Charlie Hunnam has apparently given Fifty Shades of Grey fans their wish
Fifty Shades Of Grey Adds Jennifer Ehle As Anastasia's Mom
In case you’ve managed to go this long in life without learning what Fifty Shades of Grey is all about, let me give you a brief rundown. Ana (Dakota Johnson) is a college student who subs in for a friend and interviews the rich and successful Christian Grey (Charlie Hunnam) for the school newspaper.
Watch SNL's Parody Of The Fifty Shades Of Grey Auditions
To be fair to Saturday Night Live, they spent the summer on hiatus, which means there are plenty of hot stories they can't tackle until many months after they were actually, well, hot. So even though the Fifty Shades of Grey casting derby ended over Labor Day
Ryan Gosling, Shailene Woodley, And More Fifty Shades Of Grey Stars Who Could Have Been
You may not be as invested in the cast of Fifty Shades of Grey as the people writing petitions about it, but it's always fun to contemplate the "what-ifs" of the casting process, especially for a film so high-profile that relies so much on the chemistry of the two leads
Fifty Shades Of Grey Fans Petition Against Charlie Hunnam And Dakota Johnson Casting
When a popular book is about to become a movie, invested fans want to see the absolute most perfect actors cast in the roles of their favorite characters. So it's no surprise that fans would be particularly vocal about the recent casting news for the feature adaptation of E.L. James' Fifty Shades of Grey. The books have continued to grow in popularity since the first one was published in 2011, and with the movie on the way, fans are eager to see the story brought to life on the big screen.
How Will Fifty Shades Of Grey Change Dakota Johnson And Charlie Hunnam's Careers?
Fifty Shades of Grey started out as Twilight fan fiction, and though the movie adaptation may skew a lot older thanks to its famous sex scenes, it will be trying to capitalize on the similarly huge audience that devoured the books. So even if you won't see Fifty Shades of Grey, a ton of people probably will-- and that will be more than enough to transform the lives of the newly announced leads, Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam.
Charlie Hunnam Confirmed To Star In Fifty Shades Of Grey
Well, that was fast. Earlier today we shared word that Dakota Johnson was signed on to play the lead role of Anastasia Steele in the anticipated feature adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey. With the part of Ana cast, we were left to wonder who would play Christian Grey. Universal has reportedly made it official that that role will go to Pacific Rim star Charlie Hunnam, who's well known to Sons of Anarchy for his lead role as SAMCRO president Jax Teller.
Fifty Shades Of Grey Movie Casts Dakota Johnson As Anastasia Steele
At long last, the role of Anastasia Steele has been cast for the highly anticipated feature adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey, and it goes to Dakota Johnson, daughter of Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith. Johnson's name was among the most recent casting rumors for the film, but with so many names dropped for the female lead, there was now way to know for sure if she'd be the one to actually sign on.
50 Shades Of Grey Casting Rumors Add Imogen Poots And Alicia Vikander Into The Mix
Though neither Universal nor Focus Features have commented on the news, studio sources say that we shouldn't expect to hear about any official offers until after Labor Day. Nobody seems to be really worried about how long the casting process is taking, seeing as 50 Shades of Grey is a sexual romance and not a big budget, CGI-filled blockbuster that will need months of post-production work.
Charlie Hunnam Eyed For Fifty Shades Of Grey Lead
Charlie Hunnam has made a name for himself playing the strong and tough Jax Teller in FX's biker drama Sons of Anarchy, but those who have seen the British actor in other roles know he does have a bit of range, which could serve him well if the reports are true that he's in the running for the male lead in the feature adaptation of EL James' steamy romance novel Fifty Shades of Grey.
Dakota Johnson Up For Fifty Shades Of Grey?
Dakota Johnson is one of Hollywood's up-and-coming actors, and prime for a breakthrough role. Following a starring role in the promising but unfortunately short-lived Fox comedy Ben and Kate, the daughter of Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson seems to have set her sights on feature work again with a part in Need for Speed among her upcoming credits.
Fifty Shades Of Grey Movie Sets A Release Date
What makes the date such a bold choice is its competition. Comic book movie geeks are well aware of the August 1, 2014 date, as that also happens to be the day that Marvel Studios plan on releasing James Gunn's Guardians of the Galaxy, the star-studded space-set sci-fi epic featuring the likes of Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, John C. Reilly, Glenn Close, Lee Pace, Karen Gillan, Benicio Del Toro and many more.
Fifty Shades Of Grey Finally Hires Sam Taylor-Johnson To Direct
In all the searching and speculating about who might be bold enough to direct the movie version of Fifty Shades of Grey, more than a few people have hoped a woman might tackle the adaptation of the book that was such a hit with female audiences. Somehow, it actually happened. Fifty Shades author E.L. James tweeted that the job has gone to fellow Brit Sam Taylor-Johnson
Joe Wright Becomes Frontrunner for Fifty Shades Of Grey Director's Chair
It makes some simple sense that he'd be considered for the Fifty Shades of Grey movie adaptation. It is a romance, though more modern in setting and--let's say--tone than his previous works. Adding to Wright's momentum for the project is his close connection with Focus Features, which had a hand in four of Wright's films so far, and owns the rights to Fifty Shades of Grey.