LOS ANGELES, Oct. 24 (UPI) --
Northern Irish actor and musician Jamie Dornan
is to play Christian Grey in the film adaptation of the erotic novel "Fifty Shades of Grey," Variety reported.
The 31-year-old "Once Upon a Time" and "The Fall" star will replace Charlie Hunnam, who left the production to focus on his lead role on TV's "Sons of Anarchy."
Dakota Johnson will co-star as Anastasia Steele in "Fifty," which Sam Taylor-Johnson will direct.
The film is set for an Aug. 1 release.
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