Fifty Shades Darker Cast Update: Ian Somerhalder Stepping In? Jamie Dornan Speaks Up About Vampire Diaries Star

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Ian Somerhalder to replace Jamie Dornan?

Fifty Shades Darker?s cast will reportedly get an overhaul thanks to Ian Somerhalder. With rumors that the Vampire Diaries star will join the franchise, lead actor Jamie Dornan has finally spoken up.

The Fifty Shades trilogy

Dornan, who plays lead character Christian Grey, reportedly already finished filming the series? three films.

First was Fifty Shades of Grey in 2015, which became a hit worldwide. He starred in the erotic thriller alongside Dakota Johnson, who played Anastacia Steele.

The second installment, Fifty Shades Darker, will be released in 2017. The clamor from fans online proves that people truly want more of Christian and Ana?s the sexy love story.

There have not been any official details about the third installment, Fifty Shades Freed. However, filming for the trilogy?s alleged conclusion was reportedly already completed by Jamie Dornan and the team.

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Additional movie?

Now, rumors are rife that there will be an additional movie to the Fifty Shades series.

This will be based on EL James? fourth novel, which was simply titled Grey. The story will retell the first novel ? but from the perspective of Christian Grey. ?


Photo from official Fifty Shades Darker Facebook page

According to Movie Pilot, Jamie Dornan previously said that he will stick to just doing three Fifty Shades movies. Because of this, there have been speculations about who will replace him if Grey pushes through.

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Ian Somerhalder

So far, many fans have expressed how they want actor Ian Somerhalder to play Christian Grey. In fact, there were rumors that he was supposed to play the lead role, before Jamie Dornan?s participation was announced.

Fans also hoped that he would still be part of the cast as Ana?s boss, Jack Hyde. The role eventually went to Eric Johnson.

Now that Vampire Diaries is over, the TV star?s fans are more hopeful that he will finally get to play Christian Grey.


Vampire Diaries main cast

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Jamie Dornan speaks up

In an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Jamie Dornan talked about Ian Somerhalder possibly taking over his role.

?That would be really hard for them to do, considering we shot both of the movies,? he said. However, the 34-year-old was still a sport towards the end of the interview.

?Good luck to him,? Jamie Dornan said about Ian Somerhalder.

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Read more: Fifty Shades Darker Cast Rumors: Dakota Johnson Also Leaving The Movie As Jamie Dornan Is Replaced By Ian Somerholder?

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