50shadesofgreyHe won us over playing gay teen on the UK version of Queer as Folk, and now straight hunk Charlie Hunnam is set to play the role of his career as Christian Grey in the movie adaption of the erotic best selling novel ’50 Shades of Grey’.

Starring opposite Hunnam will be Dakota Johnson, a young actress with deep Hollywood roots. Her parents are Don Johnson of Miami Vice and Oscar-nominated actress Melanie Griffin.

The book, the first in a trilogy, gained attention for its explicitly erotic scenes that feature elements of such sexual practices that involves everything from bondage to dominance to sadism and masochism.

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