According to Hunnam in an interview with Selection, he was originally set to engage in Christian Gray in “Fifty Shades of Grey.” But thanks to scheduling conflicts, he experienced to pull out and was changed by Irish actor Jamie Dornan, considerably to Hunnam’s dismay.
The actor revealed that the main reason he couldn’t do the undertaking was since he gave his phrase to del Toro to star in “Crimson Peak.” Hunnam described how “People today had been stating, ‘Are you nuts? Guillermo still has acquired four months to recast, it’s the fourth lead, you can go and do this [instead].’ I mentioned, ‘I can not. He is my close friend, I have done a movie with him, I gave him my word.'” While the intimate drama was a wonderful possibility for Hunnam, and one he required to consider, he was decided to retain a guarantee to a shut buddy.
He even referred to as the director of “Fifty Shades of Gray,” Sam Taylor-Johnson himself to formally give her the news, and he reported, “we both of those cried our eyes out on the telephone for 20 minutes … There was a good deal of personal things likely on in my lifestyle that still left me on serious emotional shaky floor and mentally weak. I just acquired myself so f–king confused and I was sort of obtaining stress assaults about the entire factor.”
Hunnam stated that leaving the opportunity to star in “Fifty Shades of Gray” was one particular of his worst encounters through his acting job as it was so emotionally draining.