10/13/2013 at 04:00 PM EDT
Charlie Hunnam doesn't seem too upset about exiting Fifty Shades of Grey
The same day Universal Pictures and Focus Features released a joint statement that the Sons of Anarchy
actor and the "filmmakers of Fifty Shades of Grey
... have agreed to find another male lead given Hunnam's immersive TV schedule," he served as the best man in a friend's wedding.
Hunnam, 33, "seemed in really good spirits and spent time with his closest friends and his girlfriend," a source tells PEOPLE. He gave a sentimental toast and longtime girlfriend Morgana McNelis caught the bouquet.
After the news broke, the author of the steamy series, E L James, took to Twitter to send her well wishes to the actor.
"I wish Charlie all the best," she wrote