On Friday, Oct 18th, Billy Magnussen (INTO THE WOODS) and Jamie Dornan (“Once Upon A Time”) tested with Dakota Johnson to replace Charlie Hunnam’s Christian Grey in FIFTY SHADES OF GREY. Thanks to The Hollywood Reporter for the breaking news. This is the latest news regarding recasting for the untimely Charlie Hunnam departure for the role. We reported earlier this weekend that Clint Eastwood’s son, Scott Eastwood was being considered for the role as well.
Universal Pictures and Focus Features have a tight production schedule to attend to for a pre-determined August 1, 2014 release date. Filming is set to begin November 1st.