"Fifty Shades of Grey" Screen Tests Underway for Billy Magnussen and Jamie Dornan

As the production start date quickly approaches, screen testing is underway for the new Christian Grey in the upcoming “Fifty Shades of Grey” adaptation.

Reading opposite Dakota Johnson, Billy Magnussen and Jamie Dornan appeared in front of director Sam Taylor-Johnson on Friday (October 18).

The sudden exit of Charlie Hunnam from the role forced filmmakers to scramble to find another leading man to fill the buzzed-about part.

Showing no hard feelings about his departure, author E L James tweeted, “I wish Charlie all the best. x” Stay linked to GossipCenter for more on the “Fifty Shades of Grey” casting.