Jamie Dornan changed the way he walks while filming Fifty Shades of Grey.
The Northern Irish actor decided to improve his strut after a dancing instructor on the set informed he looked awkward and was "quite bouncy," and applies his new heel-to-toe technique every day.
"So basically, I've always had a complex with the way I walk. I've not always been told I've got a bad walk, but someone's always commented on my walk. It's always been a bit like, 'alright. That's how you walk?'" the 31-year-old former model said.
The actor, who welcomed his first child, a baby girl, with wife Amelia Warner in December, made the discovering while taking dancing classes before shooting a scene for the film, during which his character Christian Grey twirls Anastasia Steele, played by Dakota Johnson, around the dance floor:
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Does Jamie Dornan get into character faster than you can say, "Tie me up," or what?
Less than a month has passed by since Dornan was cast as Charlie Hunnam's replacement for the role of Christian Grey in the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey, and Entertainment Weekly is already showcasing him and co-star Dakota Johnson in character (as if the film even needs that much promotional work ahead of its release!).
Dornan is seen giving one of the most intense, sexual stares probably to ever grace an entertainment magazine while Johnson - in her recently darkened locks - looks unsurprisingly innocent, wide-eyed, and Lolita-like. The infamous silver tie featured on the cover of the book also makes an appearance, tied tightly around Dornan's fist.
Despite the apparent rush to begin promotional work for the film, fans will have to wait until February of 2015 to see it hit theaters. Talk about torture!
For today's installment, we have Henry Cavill on the left and Jamie Dornan on the right.
One dominates bad guys while the other dominates women.
One English actor's discarded role is another Irish actor's treasure!
As Charlie Hunnam walked away from the coveted gig to portray Christian Grey in the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey, Jamie Dornan has swiftly taken his place. The 31 year-old Once Upon a Time star was actually one of the first actors to be considered for the role before Hunam was officially cast.
The UK actor - who previously dated Keira Knightley - screen tested with Dakota Johnson last Friday for director Sam Taylor-Johnson, author E.L. James, and producers Michael De Luca and Dana Brunetti. Sources also claim that Billy Magnussen and Francois Arnaud also tested with Johnson.
Negotiations with Dornan are currently underway, as the fimmakers are looking to start production in November.
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