'Fifty Shades': Charlie Hunnam's Script Showdown and the Chaotic Final Days

This story first appeared in the Oct. 25 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

Universal Pictures and Focus Features haven't yet resorted to posting a woman-seeking-man personal ad on Craigslist. But in the wake of Charlie Hunnam's abrupt departure from Fifty Shades of Grey -- after what sources say was increasing conflict with the high-profile film's creative team -- the studio is left to scramble desperately for another actor to star opposite Dakota Johnson in the role of billionaire S&M fan Christian Grey so the project can meet a looming Nov. 1 start date.

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alycakes2192d ago

Actually it was because they were only going to pay him like 125,000 dollars. I don't think he should do it for that either. That's going to be a big part and it will be a picture that will give that person a lot of responsibility.

StarWarsFan2190d ago

I wonder how this movie will turn out. I hope it's not too sleazy.