We're all super excited to watch an engorged Jamie Dornan pillage & plunder Dakota Johnson's booty in what will undoubtedly be 2015's most erotic film, Fifty Shades of Grey, but it wasn't too long ago the world had a different leading man in mind!
Sons of Anarchy's scorching hot star Charlie Hunnam was once tapped to play top dog Christian Grey — with an emphasis on top, LOLz — but he eventually abandoned the production because of a shooting conflict with his hit FX show.
Some speculated his feet had grown cold at the prospect of risking his career on an adaptation of a pulpy E.L. James novel that might feel dated by the time the movie was set to release, but it turns out the 34-year-old Brit genuinely wanted to be a part of the film.
More than that, it was "heartbreaking" for him to turn it down!!
At Sunday's Huading Film Awards in Hollywood he admitted: