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5 Reasons Why Jamie Dornan Works for '50 Shades'

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Ladies and ... okay, this one's mostly just for the ladies, your new Christian Grey has arrived.

Now that Charlie Hunnam has bowed out of the raunchy role in "Fifty Shades of Grey"— to be a family guy and stuff, supposedly — a new hunk has reportedly been recruited from the TV actor crowd.

Joining the kinky "50 Shades" brigade is none other than "Once Upon a Time" and "The Fall" star Jamie Dornan, the British babe who'd emerged as a contender for the dirty billionaire's suit soon after Hunnam exited the pic.

And so far, there aren't any petitions to ouster the guy from his bossy throne (the day is still young), and we have a few ideas as to why that might be. Get More »

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Charlie Hunnam Finally Explains Going Soft on '50 Shades of Grey'

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There's been a lot of speculation over why Charlie Hunnam decided not to put on a slick suit and pick up the whip for "Fifty Shades of Grey" — especially since one peek at his "Queer as Folk" days proved he's, uh, not at all shy about gettin' busy for the cameras — but now the actor himself has finally spoken up with his side of things.

Apparently, it wasn't all those ravenous anti-him-as-Christian Grey petitioners or that supposedly bogus paycheck which made him flaccid on the pic, but rather his obligation to be a good family man? What. Get More »

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In Charlie Hunnam We Thrust: NSFW Proof That He's Good for 'Fifty Shades'

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Chances are, when you think of the newly-crowned lead in "Fifty Shades of Grey" Charlie Hunnam, your mind immediately goes to leather, bikes and beards a la "Sons of Anarchy" because that show's what's made him a somebody in the States. With only that in mind, it's no wonder fans are raising the petition pitchforks over Hunnam taking the reins — both proverbially and literally in some instances — for "Fifty Shades."

But like his sex slave-to-be leading lady Dakota Johnson, Mr. Hunnam's also got a little screen history of gettin' down and dirty, especially when you look at his old semi-voyeuristic work on the U.K. TV series "Queer As Folk."

Here we boil down a few of his most relevant hot and heavy moments from "Q.A.F." to give you a gander at some of Hunnam's humina humina-ness before he goes and suits up as your favorite naughty billionaire Christian Grey.

Warning: This is totally NSFW, people.

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The First (Totally Un)official Poster for 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

We came one step closer to the long-awaited film adaptation of "Fifty Shades of Grey" becoming a reality earlier this week with a bit of casting news: namely, that Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam will be getting busy as the lead characters, Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey.

The next step? A poster, of course, whether it's official or not. Here's our take on the film's highly anticipated one-sheet ... and you know all that gasping and bumping and grinding is going to be in IMAX 3D.

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'50 Shades' Fans Demand a Casting Switch

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Over the holiday weekend, fanfic "author"-turned-mommy porn queen E.L. James whipped out the sexy (and longggg awaited) news via Twitter that her Bella Swan redux Anastasia Steele would be played by Dakota Johnson while "Sons of Anarchy" and "Pacific Rim" star Charlie Hunnam would be the one to suit up as the bazillionaire Christian Grey and dominate his sweet young thang.

But James', um, passionate readers are not quite satisfied by this casting session, oh no.

In fact, they're so beat up about the news that their fan favorites won't strap in for the roles that they've now organized a petition ... which is already 9,000 signatures strong. Get More »

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'Fifty Shades of Grey': Charlie Hunnam to Play Christian Grey

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More like Fifty Shades of Casting Announcements, right? Following her surprise morning announcement that Dakota Johnson would play Anastasia Steele in the "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie, trilogy author E.L. James dropped another bomb: Charlie Hunnam has been cast as Christian Grey.

"The gorgeous and talented Charlie Hunnam will be Christian Grey in the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey," the author tweeted.

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'Fifty Shades of Grey': Dakota Johnson Bound to (Anastasia) Steele the Show

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Those moans of excitement you hear aren't just people enjoying their three day weekends (hubba hubba). Or at least, not all of them. There's finally some official casting news for the long-awaited film adaptation of sextastic series "Fifty Shades of Grey."

Dakota Johnson, 23, who made her name on NBC's short-lived "Ben and Kate," as well as roles in "The Five-Year Engagement" and "21 Jump Street," will bare all as Anastasia Steele, the story's female lead, "Fifty Shades" author E.L. James tweeted this morning. Get More »

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5 Things You Will Not See at Comic-Con This Year

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In case you haven't already noticed, the list of movie-related items expected to drop at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con event is, to put it mildly, incredibly extensive.

Just about all the major players are pullin' out the stops this year to get that geek street cred on lock ('cause nerds rule, yo!). So, while we're all optimistically jotting down little lists of things to be particularly jazzed about, things are going to be so busy, hectic and ridiculously awesome for just about anyone even remotely involved with the entertainment biz ... well, except for a few people.

Believe it or not, there are some franchises opting out of a day in the sun at America's Finest City ... and some pretty big ones, too. Get More »

What Did Robert Pattinson and 'Fifty Shades' Author Talk About?

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"Fifty Shades of Grey" author E.L. James reportedly spent Saturday evening schmoozing (no chains, we're guessing) with various Hollywood glitterati at a party for director Nicholas Jarecki, hosted by Edward Cullen Robert Pattinson in his Los Feliz, Calif. abode. According to the Hollywood Reporter, James' presence at Château Vampire obviously means Pattinson is hot and bothered about playing Christian Grey, the lead male role in the upcoming  film adaptation of the first "Fifty" novel. Get More »

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'50 Shades of Grey': Sam Taylor-Johnson Is Domme! Er, Director...

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"Fifty Shades of Grey" has gotten a director and... it's a girl!

One of the most popular series of books among women (over 70 million sold, but who's counting?), authored by a woman, has finally picked its director. Sorry dudes, you aren't invited to sit in this chair. Get More »

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