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'The Wolverine' Writer Mark Bomback Latest Scribe Brought In To Polish 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' As Start Date Pushed Back

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 29, 2013 3:14 PM
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As the story/rumors go, before he ultimately bailed on "Fifty Shades of Grey," Charlie Hunnam suggested tweaks and fixes to the Kelly Marcel script for the erotica drama. Apparently, his feedback was well received until he started asking for script approval, and so it goes, he wound up leaving the project. But it seems his legacy was in spurring more work on the screenplay. Patrick Marber ("Closer," "Notes On A Scandal") was brought in to try and get things ready to shoot and now another writer has been hired to get this all locked up, so to speak.

Christian Grey's Brother Added To Cast Of 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 25, 2013 3:40 PM
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Luke Grimes
So, next summer Universal is going to try and make Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson "happen" in the sexytimes blockbuster "Fifty Shades Of Grey." Whether or not the pop cultural phenomenon will cross over into a big screen hit remains to be seen. This writer wonders if people really want to share their kinks collectively at the multiplex, but I digress. Either way it's happening and more actors are joining.

Jamie Dornan Replaces Charlie Hunnam In 'Fifty Shades of Grey’

  • By Edward Davis
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  • October 23, 2013 9:21 PM
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Jamie Dornan
"I have had some family stuff going on so just trying to stay focused and stay positive and keep trying to do a good job at work and be with my family and stay positive," Charlie Hunnam said evasively late last week and that was about the closest anyone will get to hearing why the "Sons Of Anarchy" star dropped out of "Fifty Shades Of Grey." No matter, a replacement has been found. Among the original list of contenders revealed just a few days after Hunnam dropped out of Universal's project, ABC's "Once Upon A Time" star Jamie Dornan has nabbed the coveted role of Christian Grey.

Billy Magnussen And More Added To Contenders List For 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 21, 2013 6:29 PM
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Another day, a few more names being tossed onto the list for "Fifty Shades Of Grey," as Universal tries to figure out which young hunk is going to look best with their shirt off beside Dakota Johnson. We suppose acting ability could be important too, so who else is in the ever-growing mix?

Scott Eastwood Rumored To Be One Of Five Actors In Contention For 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 18, 2013 2:33 PM
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Fifty Shades Of Grey Scott Eastwood
Is the field narrowing for Charlie Hunnam's replacement on "Fifty Shades of Grey"? According to EW, Universal employees are being told a decision is coming within a few weeks (though why this is being announced company wide seems a bit odd), which makes sense if the studio wants to reassure everyone the film won't face delays. And yet another name has joined the fray of contenders.

Rumor: 'The Borgias' Star Francois Arnaud Also In The Mix For 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 16, 2013 10:21 PM
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Fifty Shades Of Grey Francois Arnaud
More like "Fifty Shades Of Rumors," amirite? After Charlie Hunnam's surprise exit from the whips 'n cuffs blockbuster, there has been as much speculation about the actor's departure, as there has been chatter about who will take his place. And now another name has joined the fray.

Charlie Hunnam Was Only Going To Make $125,000 For 'Fifty Shades Of Grey,' Gave Filmmakers Detailed Script Notes

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 16, 2013 1:16 PM
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As Universal scrambles to keep "Fifty Shades Of Grey" on track after the shocking departure of Charlie Hunnam, and while fans of the "Twilight" fan fiction turned erotica bestseller continue to hit the interwebs with their various petitions and pleas for their fave replacements, behind-the-scenes details of what went down are emerging. And while Hunnam himself has yet to speak on the matter and the official studio line is that scheduling with "Sons Of Anarchy" got in the way, a more complicated picture is being painted. One that perhaps saw a mix of unease about the part, low pay and lack of creative input kiboshing Hunnam's interest.

Alexander Skarsgard & More In The Mix To Replace Charlie Hunnam In 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 14, 2013 4:42 PM
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FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, JAMIE DORNAN
Over the weekend the highly anticipated, big screen adaptation of your Aunt's favorite piece of erotica, "Fifty Shades Of Grey," hit a major bump in the road. Charlie Hunnam, slated to play Christian Grey, suddenly dropped out of the movie, citing an "immersive TV schedule" that wouldn't let him adequately prepare for the part. Immediately, suspicion was cast on the studio sanctioned reasoning—surely he was aware of his TV schedule? what kind of deep preparation does anyone need for this movie?—and naturally, today comes further rumors.

Charlie Hunnam Drops Out Of 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

  • By The Playlist Staff
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  • October 12, 2013 2:46 PM
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Breaking: "Pacific Rim" star Charlie Hunnam has dropped out of Focus/Universal's "Fifty Shades of Grey." The studio is citing a sort of scheduling conflict with his FX motorcycle club drama "Sons Of Anarchy," but it could be code for the already-coded "creative differences."

Anastasia Steele’s Mother For ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Found

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 7, 2013 7:17 PM
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Fifty Shades Of Grey Jennifer Ehle
While everyone will mostly be concerned with whatever is going on and being taken off between Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam in "Fifty Shades Of Grey," there will presumably be more than just sex scenes in the adaptation of the erotica hit. And some actors are being found for those parts of the movie.

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