Jamie Dornan And Dakota Johnson To Leave Fifty Shades Of Grey This Week?
It looks like Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson could be about to wrap shooting on Fifty Shades of Grey, as the movie is reported to be ahead of schedule.
The actors have been in Vancouver since early December, shooting scenes for their lead roles in the big screen adaptation of EL James’ risque read.
According to inside sources though everything has gone so well over the past couple of months that production on Sam Taylor Johnson’s film is ahead of schedule.
E! News report that a source has confirmed the last shoot date as this Sunday, February 23, with some crew members and supporting cast spotted leaving early from set.
Jamie in fact hasn’t been spotted on set for a couple of weeks, with E! reporting that on Friday (Valentine’s Day) it was just Dakota and her body double on set, with the actress spotted chatting and laughing with her director.
The Northern Irish hunk, who plays sex mad Christian Grey may have in fact already left the set after it was revealed this month that the star is due to head back to Belfast any day now to begin work with Gillian Anderson on the second run of his hugely successful crime series The Fall.
It was confirmed last October that Jamie’s sudden appointment as Mr Grey (he was drafted in as a last minute replacement for Charlie Hunnam) wouldn’t affect his shooting schedule for The Fall. Insisting that Jamie’s schedules won’t clash the executive producer of the TV drama Gub Neal told RadioTimes.co.uk:
“We have been talking to Jamie for nine months about his role and the Fall schedule is not affected in any way. We begin filming at the end of January, beginning of February, and it is a 16 week shoot and nothing has changed.”
It’s thought shooting on the new series will commence around the end of this month, with the production issuing a casting call earlier this month that included some clues as to the start date.
The movie is set to be released this time next year
Local reports in Belfast reveal that The Fall producers are looking for a young woman aged between 18-21 to play the role of 16-year-old schoolgirl Daisy – a friend of babysitter Katie, who featured in the first series. The ad also states that the successful applicant needs to be available for approximately 5-10 days from 24 February-16 June 2014, seemingly confirming the filming dates.
While shooting prepares to wind down, Fifty Shades of Grey won’t actually be released in cinemas for another year, with a scheduled release date of Valentine’s Day 2015.