We knew some Fifty Shades of Grey fans weren't thrilled with the actors cast as the movie's sexy leads, but we may have underestimated the level of vitriol.
There's already a petition to oust Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam.
A petition on change (dot) org, which was no doubt created with just this kind of important community activism in mind, has well over 10,000 signatures.
As for who the irate 50 Shades petitioners would love to replace Chakota with?
Matt Bomer and Alexis Bledel, two of the favorites in the online fantasy casting game that became a 50 Shades pastime for the better part of 18 months.
Alexis and Matt, not coincidentally, were the subjects of a popular fan-made trailer (below), and enjoyed major support from readers in online forums.
Oh, what might have been. And what will (sadly?) never be.
Matt Bomer is not walking through that door. Garrett Hedlund is not walking through that door. Nor are Shailene Woodley, Alexis Bledel or anyone else.
Given an August 1, 2014 release date, Charlie Hunnam and Dakota Johnson are staying put. Tough love time, people: It's theirs now, like it or not.
That said, the Fifty Shades of Grey movie brain trust has responded to the backlash, defending the casting, thanking fans for their passion and so on.
Will people come around once they see the chemistry between Dakota and Charlie on screen? Or did EL James & Co. already ruin Christian and Ana?
You tell us in the comments and surveys below ...
Charlie Hunnam as Christian Grey:
Dakota Johnson as Ana Steele: