Fans Fifty Shades Of Yay About Jamie Dornan
Reaction to leaked casting report overwhelmingly positive...
Fans of EL James' Fifty Shades Of Grey novels appear to be delighted with the news that Jamie Dornan has been cast as Christian Grey.
An official announcement is still to be made, but The Hollywood Reporter claims the Northern Irish actor has been chosen by movie execs to replace Charlie Hunnam.
And Twitter has been abuzz with - mostly positive - comment on the news all day.
Author Bret Easton Ellis wrote: "I think that Jamie Dornan is the perfect choice to play Christian Grey in FIFTY SHADES OF GREY. Smartest casting decision in a long time."
And Girls star Lena Dunham commented: "I'm a monstrous @JamieDornan1 fan. Wasn't allowed to be attracted to him on The Fall bc he played a sexmurderer. 50 Shades is my big chance!"
Reactions from the great unwashed on Twitter were mixed, but mainly positive. MissF wrote: "YESSSS This is an absolute success @JamieDornan1 is a great choice, also wonderfully attractive."
And Nerdlebrity commented: "Finally! Someone worthy of the role! Jamie Dornan Cast in 'Fifty Shades of Grey':D"
But Miss B. Haven was less enthusiastic, writing: "Still not satisfied with @JamieDornan1 playing Christian Grey but they'll never get it right so sigh. #50shadesofwrong"
I think that Jamie Dornan is the perfect choice to play Christian Grey in FIFTY SHADES OF GREY. Smartest casting decision in a long time.
— Bret Easton Ellis (@BretEastonEllis) October 24, 2013
— MissF (@Gfinn24) October 24, 2013
Finally! Someone worthy of the role! Jamie Dornan Cast in 'Fifty Shades of Grey':D
— nerdlebrity (@jiya3003) October 24, 2013
— Miss B. Haven (@Beautymark99) October 24, 2013