Charlie Hunnam Exits Fifty Shades of Grey Movie; Matt Bomer Fans Rejoice


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."

 

Soap Stars Shine on GLAAD Media Awards Red Carpet (PHOTOS)



Current and former soap stars, from The Young and the RestlessMelody Thomas Scott to Days of Our Lives grad Trevor Donovan, walked the red carpet at the 2013 GLAAD Media Awards on April 20 in Los Angeles. Crystal Chappell, The Talk’s Sara Gilbert, cast members from Days of Our Lives, ex-One Life to Live stars, The Bold and the Beautiful's Linsey Godfrey and Guiding Light grad Matt Bomer also celebrated the evening.


Greg Rikaart, Clementine Ford and Matt Bomer Attend 8th Annual GLSEN Respect Awards (PHOTOS)


The Young and the Restless’ Greg Rikaart and former co-star Clementine Ford were among the celebrities who walked the red carpet at the 8th Annual GLSEN Respect Awards in Beverly Hills on October 5. 

White Collar and former Guiding Light star Matt Bomer and partner Simon Halls were recognized with the 2012 Inspiration Award.  Marilyn and Jeffrey Katzenberg were honored with the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award, while Bob and Harvey Weinstein received the 2012 Chairman’s Award.

See more 8th Annual GLSEN Respect Award red carpet photos after the jump!




One Life to Live Alum Scott Evans Guests on Summer Finale of White Collar



Former One Life To Live fan favorite Scott Evans (ex-Fish) has landed a guest spot on USA's White Collar. Expect Evans' character to mix things up with series lead and former Guiding Light star Matt Bomer. Evans' episode of White Collar—which is also its summer finale—is slated to air at 9 pm EST on Tuesday!

PC #55: Political Animals

On today’s Pop Confidential podcast Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe, Regan Cellura and Melodie Aikels discuss the latest celebrity headlines and TV storylines, including:

Amanda Bynes was accused in a third hit and run. Bret Easton Ellis dissed White Collar and Magic Mike star Matthew Bomer over 50 Shades of Grey. What is the Jackson family doing now? Taylor Swift is dating a Kennedy, but will she end up writing or and singing about the relationship? Olympian Gabby Douglas found herself in a hair controversy after winning Gold in gymnastics.

The PC gang then dish about USA Network's hot summer TV series Suits, Covert Affairs, White Collar, Burn Notice and Necessary Roughness. Why aren’t more people watching Political Animals? Has True Blood jumped the shark? PC’s Jamey Giddens weighed in. Former The Young and the Restless star Victoria Rowell guests on Single Ladies.  Luke wanted Jamey to explain some of Awkward’s past twists on MTV. 

The Great Gatsby was pushed back to summer 2013. One PC co-host is looking forward to it, another not so much. Lindsay Lohan is in talks to star in Scary Movie 5, but would anyone insure a film with both Lohan and Charlie Sheen in it?

All this and much more on today’s Pop Confidential podcast.