Jamie Dornan: Confirmed as Christian Grey!

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Prepare to be upset all over again, Ian Somerhalder and Matt Bomer fans:

According to Variety, Jamie Dornan has been confirmed as the new lead in Fifty Shades of Grey.

The Northern Irish actor - best known Stateside for having portrayed Sheriff Graham on ABC's Once Upon a Time - became an immediate favorite for the role of Christian Grey soon after Charlie Hunnam dropped out of the production a few weeks after landing the part.

Various reasons have been given for Hunnam's surprising departure - from his meager salary to his fear of the spotlight - but the actor recently attributed his decision to "some family stuff going on."

Jamie Dornan played a serial killer on a BBC Two production titled "The Fall" and also appeared in Sofia Coppola’s “Marie Antoinette.”

He's also a former rugby player who is expecting his first child with wife Amelia Warner.

The 31-year old will star in the big screen adaption of E.L. James' wildly popular novel opposite Dakota Johnson, who remains on board as Anastasia Steele. Sam Taylor-Johnson will direct the movie.

Dornan is clearly comfortable with taking his shirt off, having modeled for Calvin Klein, Christian Dior and Armani. What do you think, ladies? Can you get behind this casting?

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Fifty Shades of Grey hits theaters on August 1, 2014. Is Dornan a solid choice?

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Ian somerhalder is the perfect man for the role, not choosing him again makes me not want to see the movie.
Most people choose Ian for the role in an online poll .... Super :(

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Dakota is no ana she not beauiful BUT JAMIE is BEAUIFUL and perfect youthful and sexy from head to toe he will be a JOY to look at in this film not dumpy of a joke dakota jamie is the one fan will be there for not for dakota she a joke.

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Dakota is no ana she not beauiful BUT JAMIE is BEAUIFUL and perfect youthful and sexy from head to toe he will be a JOY to look at in this film not dumpy of a joke dakota jamie is the one fan will be there for not for dakota she a joke.

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Dakota is no ana she not beauiful BUT JAMIE is BEAUIFUL and perfect youthful and sexy from head to toe he will be a JOY to look at in this film not dumpy of a joke dakota jamie is the one fan will be there for not for dakota she a joke.

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Dakota is no ana she not beauiful BUT JAMIE is BEAUIFUL and perfect youthful and sexy from head to toe he will be a JOY to look at in this film not dumpy of a joke dakota jamie is the one fan will be there for not for dakota she a joke.

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Can we get behind the casting? If we don't does it matter? But yes, I do.
He is no Ian or Matt. But he will do. And besides I was getting used to Charlie H.

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Still think Matt Bomer is the perfect guy for the cast.

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Charlie was the only Christian Grey for me!

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This is a beautful guy.Not my
type of movie but he is the best
looking I've seen.If Christian is
supposed to be a bit nasty,this
guy could do it.

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Ya know I don't think I will run out to see it. I have looked at you tubes. He is goodlooking but not sexy. I wish it would have been Ian S. I will wait for Netflix. Not worth going to a theater to see. But Charlie I would never have seen film at all.