Rumors have been constantly circulating about who will take on the now vacant role as Christian Grey in the upcoming film adaptation of the popular E.L. James” bestseller “50 Shades of Grey,” and now it appears all eyes are on Jamie Dornan to possibly play the character.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 31-year-old British actor and former Calvin Klein model has been considered by Universal Pictures and Focus Features as one of the few to play the role.
The report also states that Mr. Dornan”s fellow actor Christian Cooke and “True Blood” star Alexander Skarsgard also are in the running to play Christian as well.
Universal Studios has been in search for the perfect actor for the role after its original leading man Charlie Hunnam decided to drop the role due to scheduling complications on October 11.
The production is set to start on November 1st and the studio reportedly stands by its August 1, 2014 release date. The leading lady who plays Anastasia Steele is Dakota Johnson.