Sons of Anarchy lead Charlie Hunman is no longer the star of the film adaptation of EL Jame's acclaimed trilogy Fifty Shades of Grey. It seems that the search for a new Christian Grey, the story's protagonist, is once again on. That's right world, Dakota Johnson's position as Anastasia Steele is in need of a dominant man.
Sources from the film's studio believe that the thirty three year old's schedule filming his AMC television program is just too "immersive" per reports in US Weekly. Those close to Hunman suggest otherwise though. One unidentified person near and dear to Hunman offered via an anonymous statement to US: "Charlie Hunman was never going to do Fifty Shades of Grey. He told his agents from the beginning he didn't want to do it and was going to pull out." Another insider added that Hunman's departure was "truly due to scheduling. The role of Christian Grey requires a massive time commitment, a trilogy role in which Charlie and his team were originally very aware from the start and a major consideration in his hesitancy for taking the role. Charlie is the lead in a massive TV series and his loyalty will always be to Sons of Anarchy, the SOA family, and fans." Then the insider added: "This is not due to cold feet. Charlie is very true to his craft and something like the media circus is not going to deter him from taking a role. That said, the project wasn't appearing to shape up as expected. There is no bad blood. While this was a tough decision, it was the right decision and he's happy he made it."
Except with the 50 Shades fans and their disappointment that filming is once again set back...
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