Fan-Girls Get Their Way As 'Fifty Shades' Leading Man Quits
October 18, 2013
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.
When you give to WAMU, your tax-deductible membership gift helps make possible award-winning programs such as Morning Edition, All Things Considered, The Diane Rehm Show, The Kojo Nnamdi Show, and other favorites.