If he wins the role of Christian Grey, former As the World Turns star Billy Magnussen will have hit the big time. According to E!, Magnussen is in the running to replace Charlie Hunnam as the popular male lead in the 50 Shades of Grey movie adaptation.
Just this morning, I got word that Billy Magnussen is a new contender in the race to replace Charlie Hunnam as Christian Grey. READ MORE
One day you're in and the next day you're out. Oh wait, this isn't about Project Runway. Universal Pictures announced Sons of Anarchy star Charlie Hunnam has quit the lead role of Christian Grey in highly-anticipated Fifty Shades of Grey adaptation, reportedly due to scheduling conflicts.
"The filmmakers of 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and Charlie Hunnam have agreed to find another male lead given Hunnam's immersive TV schedule which is not allowing him time to adequately prepare for the role of Christian Grey."