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Ex-Calvin Klein model to play lead role in Fifty Shades of Grey

ANI  Washington, October 24, 2013
First Published: 12:57 IST(24/10/2013) | Last Updated: 13:56 IST(24/10/2013)

Jamie Dornan of the Once Upon A Time series fame is finally set to be Charlie Hunnam's replacement as the new Christian Grey in the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey.

The 31 year-old actor was cast promptly into the role as the studio was interested in starting production on the scheduled date of November 1, 2013, Contactmusic cited the Hollywood Reporter as saying.

It was earlier reported that the Irish actor was leading amongst the four contenders drafted by the director, Sam Taylor-Johnson for the role of billionaire Christian Grey.

Dornan will be seen opposite co-star Dakota Johnson who plays the role of Anastasia Steele for the director, author E.L. James and producers Michael De Luca and Dana Brunetti.

Dornan, interestingly, is also an ex-Calvin Klein underwear model.

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