15/10/2013 07:23 BST

Is Jamie Dornan Or Aaron Taylor-Johnson 'Fifty Shades Of Grey's New Christian Grey After Charlie Hunnam's Exit?

After the shock departure of Charlie Hunnam from the role of Christian Grey in the much-anticipated film adaptation of '50 Shades of Grey', the rumour mill of who will be cast in the lead role has once again gone into overdrive.

The name that seems to be high on the list to replace Hunnam is Irish actor and former Calvin Klein underwear model Jamie Dornan.

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Jamie Dornan

'The Fall' star - who is also Keira Knightley's ex - certainly has the looks for the role but fans are also still pushing for old favourites Matt Bomer and Alexander Skarsgard to land the job.

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Theo James and Christian Cooke are also still being considered and Aaron Taylor-Johnson, who is the film's director Sam Taylor-Wood's husband. However, he previously ruled out being cast.

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Aaron Taylor-Johnson and his wife Sam Taylor-Wood

Asked about speculation that he could take on the role of mysterious businessman Christian Grey, Taylor-Johnson told Metro: "I am not Christian Grey.

"I mean, he is supposed to be the most gorgeous man on the f**king planet! And I am not old enough."

However, the paper now reports a source has said: "Aaron was one of the original choices but the concern was that Sam would have difficulty directing her own husband and that Aaron would feel uncomfortable.

"This is Sam’s biggest project to date and having no lead secured yet is unsettling."

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