Charlie Hunnam Cast As Christian Grey

    BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 02:  (L-R) Actor Charlie Hunnam speaks onstage during the "Sons of Anarchy" panel discussion at the FX portion of the 2013 Summer Television Critics Association tour - Day 10 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on August 2, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

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    It's official. Actor Charlie Hunnam will play Christian Grey in the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey. The news was tweeted by author E.L. James on Monday. Hunnam, a 33-year-old British actor, is best known for his role as Jackson "Jax" Teller on FX's Sons of Anarchy series. Dakota Johnson will play his college-student love interest Anastasia Steele. Universal expects to release the movie on August 1, 2014.


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