Jamie will replace Sons of Anarchy star Charlie Hunnam, who dropped out of the film a few weeks ago due to scheduling conflicts. He will play the domineering Christian Grey opposite Dakota Johnson‘s innocent Anastasia Steele. The highly anticipated film is set for a release next August, though with the casting shake-up that date may be delayed.
Jamie starred most recently on Once Upon a Time as Sheriff Graham, and has had a few small roles other than that. He made his name as a model, starring in an incredibly hot Calvin Klein campaign with none other than Kate Moss (whom he also dated). Aside from Kate and Keira, he also dated Sienna Miller and Lindsay Lohan. Not too shabby! Alas, he’s married now.
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