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Charlie Hunnam's Fifty Shades Freed – But Who Tied the Knot this Weekend? | Charlie Hunnam, Greg Louganis, Lauren Conrad

What You Missed Over The Weekend

Charlie Hunnam's Fifty Shades Freed, 5-Plus Couples Tie the Knot & More from the Weekend

Originally posted 10/14/2013 06:00AM

Who didn't get married this weekend?

In case you missed it, it's beginning to look like an autumn of love in Hollywood – for everyone except a certain Christian Grey:

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Charlie Hunnam Pulls Out of Fifty Shades of Grey, Role to Be Recast | Charlie Hunnam

Charlie Hunnam Pulls Out of Fifty Shades of Grey, Studio to Recast Role

Originally posted 10/12/2013 03:15PM

There's no shortage of risqué bondage in Fifty Shades of Grey but there seems to be one person producers had trouble tying down: their leading man.

Charlie Hunnam, who had been cast as Christian Grey in the high-profile movie adaptation of the steamy literary saga, has exited the project.

"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," Universal Pictures and Focus Features said Saturday in a joint statement.

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Charlie Hunnam on Fifty Shades Chemistry – & What His Girlfriend Thinks | Charlie Hunnam

Charlie Hunnam on Fifty Shades Chemistry with Dakota Johnson – & What His Girlfriend Thinks

Originally posted 09/08/2013 04:00PM

Charlie Hunnam is ready to bring the erotically charged role of Christian Grey to life – especially after meeting his costar.

The Sons of Anarchy star was officially cast Monday – along with Dakota Johnson as Anastasia Steele – for the film adaptation of E L James's Fifty Shades of Grey.

Hunnam, 33, admits that after reading the book and meeting with the film's director, Sam Taylor-Johnson, he was intrigued but needed more to seal the deal.

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Matt Bomer 'So Grateful' Fans Wanted Him for Fifty Shades

Matt Bomer 'So Grateful' Fans Wanted Him for Fifty Shades of Grey

Originally posted 09/05/2013 11:50AM

Fifty Shades of Grey fans didn't exactly scream in ecstasy when they learned Charlie Hunnam and Dakota Johnson were cast in the film version. So they took matters in their own hands.

Fans launched a Change.org petition begging producers to cast Matt Bomer as kinky-yet-sensitive billionaire Christian Grey and Alexis Bledel as Anastasia Steele.

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Charlie Hunnam: His 5 Biggest Roles – Before Christian Grey | Charlie Hunnam

Charlie Hunnam: His 5 Biggest Roles – Before Christian Grey

Originally posted 09/03/2013 12:30PM

Charlie Hunnam is getting ready to break out the handcuffs for his brand-spanking new role as Christian Grey in 50 Shades of Grey. But just who is the actor who will play the brooding billionaire alongside Dakota Johnson's Anastasia Steele?

Sons of Anarchy fans know (and love) him, but may not realize Hunnam, 33, has been appearing on screen for more than a decade.

Check out our picks for his best roles so far:

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Check Out the Latest Casting Rumor for Fifty Shades of Grey | Charlie Hunnam

Fifty Shades of Grey Casting Rumor: Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam

Originally posted 08/23/2013 09:15AM

Is Grey going blond?

While the names of countless Hollywood stars have been bound to the leading roles in the film adaptation of E L James's mega-selling erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey, recent rumors tie two towheaded, younger actors to the project: Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam.

Johnson, 23 – daughter of Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith – is a former model who turned heads in The Social Network and the short-lived sitcom Ben and Kate.

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