Jamie Dornan: Why Hollywood Couldn't Typecast Me After '50 Shades of Grey'


Jamie Dornan.
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A when in a life time chance. Jamie Dornan played Christian Grey in all 3 Fifty Shades of Grey films, and while numerous franchise stars stress over typecasting, the Ireland local stated it wasn’t even a possibility for him.

” At the time, I was asked if I was terrified of being typecast– as what? As a BDSM-loving billionaire? I believe that’s a one-off,” the star, 39, informed The Telegraph in an interview released Saturday, January 1. “Nothing near to that has actually come my method once again– I’ve hardly used a fit because.”

Dornan began playing the controling CEO in the 2015 film, based upon E.L. James‘ book of the very same name, opposite Dakota Johnson, who played Christian’s real love, Anastasia Steele. The duo returned for Fifty Shades Darker in 2017 and Fifty Shades Freed in 2018, making more than $1 billion at the worldwide ticket office, however not everybody is a fan. The hot series is typically the butt of numerous jokes, an issue he called out in the fall.

” I differ with the entire thing being simply a little a joke,” he informed British GQ in October2021 “Everyone included worked as tough as they might on those movies, including myself.”

While he does not like individuals chuckling off the effort of the whole cast and team, the Belfast star discussed In his most current interview that he can take a joke.

Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey in 'Fifty Shades Darker'


Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey in ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ (2017).
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” I’m well utilized to it. You understand what actually assists? I’m from a location where taking the mickey out of each other is our typical currency,” he informed the U.K. outlet. “It’s how we interact– it’s how we reveal love. If you’re from Belfast and you offer a load of s– t– like I do to my mates– if you can’t take it back, you end up a bit screwed. I’ve constantly been able to offer s– t and take s– t, so I’m sort of equipped for it.”

He’s not as prepared for his children to discover about Christian Grey. He and partner Amelia Warner, an author, share 3 kids: Dulcie, 8, Elva, 5, and Alberta, 3.

The Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar star wasn’t a dad when he signed on to play the bondage-loving billionaire. He and Warner invited their oldest child as the steamy movie series began shooting. Dornan was asked if he ‘d still sign on for the films now as the dad of 3 ladies and prevented a direct response, rather keeping in mind that he isn’t worried about the movie impacting them.

” I can be a genuine cynic, and if it wasn’t me in the movie, it ‘d be various,” the Belfast star discussed. “As my ladies grow older, will they need to field some uncomfortable concerns? Yeah! Will it have a destructive result on them or my relationship with them? No.”

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