'50 Shades' Replacing Christian Grey

    FILE- This file combo made of book cover images provided by Vintage Books shows the "Fifty Shades of Grey" trilogy by best-selling author E L James. Public libraries in several states are pulling the racy romance trilogy ìFifty Shades of Greyî from shelves or deciding not to order the best-seller at all, saying itís too steamy or too poorly written. (AP Photo/Vintage Books, File)


    So much for that “tangible chemistry." Just a month after Charlie Hunnam signed on to play Christian Grey opposite Dakota Johnson (as Anastasia Steele) in 50 Shades of Grey, the film's producers announced Saturday that he's dropping out. In a joint statement by Universal Pictures and Focus Features, the studios point to Hunnam's “immersive TV schedule” on Sons of Anarchy as the issue that prevented him from taking on the role. The process of finding a new lead in the much-anticipated adaptation of E.L. James’ erotic novel will undoubtedly be tricky. Luckily, Saturday Night Live's done some of the dirty work

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