Filed Under:

Fan-Girls Get Their Way As 'Fifty Shades' Leading Man Quits

Play associated audio
A couple years ago, the book Fifty Shades of Grey took the world by storm, making it an obvious adaptation choice for Hollywood. But just a few weeks from production, leading man Charlie Hunnam quit the project, citing scheduling conflicts. But there's been wide speculation that opinionated fans who thought Hunnam was the wrong choice to play the titular Vincent Grey may have pushed him to walk away. Audie Cornish speaks with Tatiana Siegel of the Hollywood Reporter about the dustup, and which actors are being talked about as possible replacements.
NPR

'Captain America: Civil War' Captures Politics Of The Moment

The Marvel Cinematic Universe's new movie, Captain America: Civil War, opens Friday. As a character, Captain America has long responded to the politics of the time and this movie is no different.
NPR

Why This Seattle Chef Is Embracing A Higher Minimum Wage For Employees

Small businesses in Seattle have to pay a minimum of $15 an hour starting in 2021. But chef Renee Erickson has adopted higher pay for employees of her restaurant group ahead of schedule.
NPR

Jeb Bush Won't Vote For Trump: 'I Cannot Support His Candidacy'

Trump's former 2016 presidential rivals Jeb Bush and Lindsey Graham both said Friday they cannot support their party's de facto White House nominee.
NPR

Job Growth Might Be Slowing Overall — But It's Surging For New College Grads

Congratulations to the Class of 2016! They are graduating into the best job market in a decade, especially for those with degrees in business, technology or engineering.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.