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Charlie Hunnam (born 10th April 1980)
Charlie Hunnam is a British actor best known for starring in motorcycle drama series 'Sons Of Anarchy'.

Net worth: Charlie Hunnam has a net worth of $8 million according to Celebrity Net Worth (2014)

Acting career: Charlie Hunnam landed his first role as Jason in 'Byker Grove' after being talent-spotted while buying shoes in a shop. Soon followed was his first big role as Nathan Maloney in Russell T. Davies' 1999 TV series 'Queer as Folk'. His first film was 'Whatever Happened to Harold Smith?' that same year, and he subsequently moved over to LA to further his career. In 2002, he appeared in 'Abandon' alongside Katie Holmes and 'Nicholas Nickleby' with Jim Broadbent, Jamie Bell, Anne Hathaway and Timothy Spall. The following year he took on war drama 'Cold Mountain' with Jude Law and Nicole Kidman. He played football hooligan Pete Dunham in British movie 'Green Street' in 2005, co-starring with Elijah Wood. In 2006, he was in Alfonso Cuarón's 'Children of Men' with Clive Owen, and in 2008 he joined the cast of 'Sons Of Anarchy' as Jax Teller. He also began writing screenplays, including real life story 'Vlad', a story about druglord Edgar Valdez Villareal and a tale about gypsy life. 2011 saw him in 'The Ledge' with Patrick Wilson, and the following year he was the eponymous character in '3,2,1... Frankie Go Boom' alongside Chris O'Dowd. In 2013, he was in Guillermo del Toro's blockbuster 'Pacific Rim'. He was also announced as the leading man in erotic thriller 'Fifty Shades of Grey', but he soon dropped out with rumours suggesting the negative attention he got from it put him off.

Personal life: Charlie Hunnam was raised in Newcastle upon Tyne by scrap metal seller Billy Hunnam and businesswoman Jane Hunnam, before moving to Cumbria after his parents' break-up. He was expelled from Queen Elizabeth Grammar School and continued to complete his exams at home. He later studied film and performing arts at Cumbria College of Art and Design. He married Katharine Towne in Las Vegas in 1999, but divorced three years later. He is currently dating Morgana McNelis (since 2007) with whom he lives outside LA.



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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Trailer


For the most part, Arthur has taught himself all the life lessons he knows, he lives a rough life with his friends in the town, fighting comes as standard for the young man, however Arthur's life is about to change for better and worse. When Arthur is challenged to pull the famous sword from the stone he achieves something that all men before him have failed to do, he retrieves the sword.

Arthur's life story becomes a little clearer, Arthur is the son of Uther Pendragon a noble king loved by his people but when he dies his crown and seat on the throne are stolen by Vortigern who will go to any lengths to secure his future as leader of the kingdom. Since the death of Pendragon, the whole country has slowly fallen into chaos - particularly the capital, Londinium. Vortigern rules with an iron fist and his willingness to use dark magic cause more and more problems.

As Arthur learns about his past, he unites with a group of rebels but the new owner of Excalibur is far from enthusiastic at fighting Vortigern's army. As time passes Arthur realises that he must be the one to restore some peace to the city but with Vortigern leading his troops it's not going to be an easy battle. 

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Writer and director Drake Doremus stops for cameras with Charlie Hunnam and Shaun Ross at the premiere of his new film 'Equals' held at ArcLight cinema in Hollywood. California, United States - Thursday 7th July 2016

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Charlie Hunnam - Charlie Hunnam gears up in gym clothes as he hits L.A. Fitness for a workout before heading to lunch with friends at Cafe Med - West Hollywood, California, United States - Friday 10th June 2016

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What Should You Watch This Halloween? 2015 Horror Films Ranked


Halloween Eli Roth Keanu Reeves Sam Rockwell Rosemarie DeWitt Guillermo Del Toro Mia Wasikowska Jessica Chastain Tom Hiddleston Charlie Hunnam Jack Black

It's almost Halloween and, if you're staying in, you're going to have to go through that difficult process of deciding what film to put on. 2015 has seen rather a few horror movies, but it has to be noted that only a handful of them are worth your time.

Mia Wasikowska in Crimson PeakMia Wasikowska stars in Crimson Peak

Here's the top five best and worst scary films of the year:

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Crimson Peak Review

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Gifted Mexican filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth) makes an odd misstep with this overwrought gothic horror thriller, which is so bloated that it's more silly than scary. At least it features a starry cast that has a lot of fun with the characters, providing some emotional undercurrents as things get increasingly crazed. But the truth about this film is that it's a haunted house movie with ghosts that aren't remotely frightening. And worse yet, they're essentially irrelevant to the story.

It's set in late-1800s Buffalo, as young aspiring writer Edith (Mia Wasikowska) is unsure about the romantic advances of her childhood friend Alan (Charlie Hunnam), who is now a hunky doctor. But he fades into the background when the dashing Sir Thomas (Tom Hiddlestone) arrives from England seeking funding from Edith's father (Jim Beaver) for a machine to mine valuable clay from his crumbling ancestral home. As he sweeps Edith off her feet, Thomas' sister Lucille (Jessica Chastain) enters the picture with a clearly nefarious plan of her own. Sure enough, Thomas whisks Edith off to get married and return to the family mansion, a freaky towering wreck that oozes red clay. Or that might be blood. And since Edith has a history of seeing ghosts, the house feels particularly crowded to her.

The spirits are rendered as stretched-out skeletons surrounded by spidery wisps. And in England they're of course blood-red. Oddly, they merely seem to be observers to this story, never actually doing much proper menacing. And since they look faintly ridiculous it isn't easy to muster up the dread required to make this work as a horror movie. Everything else on-screen is just as absurd. The mansion looks more like an elaborately dilapidated over-sized movie set than a neglected manor house. Thankfully, Del Toro packs every scene with witty details and a lurid colour scheme that keeps the audience on its toes.

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Charlie Hunnam Reveals Why He Turned Down 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Role


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Fans were left disappointed when Charlie Hunnam turned down the role of Christian Grey in the recent blockbuster adaptation of ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’, and it turns out the star himself was similarly crestfallen. He’s opened up in a new interview that the decision was “heartbreaking”, but one that he was forced into because of prior commitments.

At the time of the announcement, some speculated that the British actor had been intimidated by the very physical sexual content of the movie, but the ‘Sons of Anarchy’ star revealed to V Man magazine about the real reason why he backed out of the extremely lucrative project. It turns out that he had already committed to another project with his friend Guillermo Del Toro [Crimson Peak], and didn’t want to let him down by accepting two jobs at the same time.

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David Beckham Lands Speaking Role In Guy Ritchie’s ‘Knights Of The Roundtable: King Arthur’


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David Beckham is embarking on a whole new career – acting! The former footballing star has landed a role in Guy Ritchie’s upcoming film, Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur. Beckham announced the news in a recent interview with a British newspaper and revealed he is prepared to face criticism if his acting skills are not up to scratch.

David BeckhamDavid Beckham at the opening of the 'Breitling Boutique' in Madrid, June 2015.

Read More: David Beckham Hits Back Over Criticism Of Parenting Methods After Harper Pictured With A Pacifier.

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Del Toro Unveils New Trailer For His Gothic Chiller 'Crimson Peak' [Trailer + Pictures]


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Back in February, horror fans were given a first glimpse of Guillermo Del Toro's Crimson Peak, and now the acclaimed Mexican director has unveiled the full-length trailer of a film that is sure to top many people's must-see lists this Halloween.

Mia Wasikowska in Crimson PeakDon't be afraid of the dark... Mia Wasikowska in Crimson Peak

Set in a spooky mansion in Victorian England, Crimson Peak tells the story of a young author, played by Mia Wasikowska, who discovers her charming new husband (Thor's Tom Hiddleston) is not quite who he appears to be.

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Crimson Peak - Extended Trailer


Edith Cushing is an aspiring writer of horror, who soon becomes plagued by shadows of the past following a tragic occurrence within her family. She meets the handsome and mysterious Sir Thomas Sharpe who is impressed with her work and asks for her hand in marriage. While she has reservations about rushing into a marriage with a stranger so quickly, she proceeds to move into his enormous spooky house with him and his brooding sister Lady Lucille Sharpe. It quickly becomes clear, though, that the Sharpes are hiding something from Edith, when she is refused a house key on the basis that part of the house is 'unsafe'. It's not long before she begins to feel a presence around her, terrifying apparitions start to rise from the shadows and a plague of blood engulfs the walls. The determined author ventures on a quest to uncover the truth about the house's violent and deadly past - and she has rather a lot of questions for her new housemates.

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Crimson Peak Trailer


In the 19th Century in Cumbria, England, an old house stood overlooking a tremendous stretch of land. That house was Crimson Peak, inhabited by Sir Thomas Sharpe (Tom Hiddleston) and his sister, Lady Lucille Sharpe (Jessica Chastain). When author Edith Cushing (Mia Wasikowska) marries the handsome and quite Thomas Sharpe, she moves to Crimson Peak to live with the siblings. However, upon arrival, strange thing begin to occur. Mysterious visions and terrifying objects begin to emerge, showing that the house is not as it appears. As Cushing struggles to get to the bottom of the house's dark history, the secrets of the family steadily begin to unveil themselves to her. 

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Fifty Shades Of Gandy? British Model David Gandy Reveals Why He Turned Down Christian Grey Role


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Model David Gandy may not have made the leap from the runway to Hollywood yet, but that hasn’t stopped some high profile acting offers coming the 34 year old’s way. Speaking to Square Mile magazine Gandy revealed that he turned down the chance to play Christian Grey in the upcoming Fifty Shades of Grey movie because the part just ‘didn't feel right’.

David GandyThe smouldering David Gandy could have been Christian Grey

“I was offered Fifty Shades of Grey, 300:2, Hercules, which a lot of people probably would have taken as actors but I’m in the fortunate position where I like what I’m doing,” Gandy told the magazine. Adding that he doesn’t, “feel the need to act.”

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Charlie Hunnam Says He Would Have Been A "F--king Disaster" As Christian Grey


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Even though Charlie Hunnam was only attached the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' film adaptation for a matter of months, more than a year ago, the British actor has found himself once again explaining why he decided to walk away from the role.

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Hunnam admits he would have been a "f--king disaster" as Christian Grey

Nearly a year on and the 34 year-old actor is still finding himself having to explain why he suddenly exited the movie adaptation of E.L. James' erotic best-selling novel, an while speaking with the December issue of Men's Health, which he features on the front cover of, Hunnam said he would have been a "f-----g disaster" as Christian Grey.

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American actor Charlie Hunnam is photographed on the set of hit show 'Sons of Anarchy' while armed and dangerous as he aims to kill on the shows finale which was filmed in Pasadena Ca. Charlie could be seen covered in a blanket playing the role of a homeless person and emerged to kill with a loaded gun in public - Pasadena, California, United States - Tuesday 28th October 2014

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Charlie Hunnam and Tommy Flannagan - Star of "Sons Of Anarchy" Charlie Hunnam photographed filming on the set of the TV programme in Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 14th October 2014

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English actor and screenwriter Charlie Hunnam spotted carrying a gun on the set of 'Sons of Anarchy' in Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 30th September 2014

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Charlie Hunnam

Date of birth

10th April, 1980

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

1.85


Charlie Hunnam Movies

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Trailer

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Trailer

For the most part, Arthur has taught himself all the life lessons he knows, he...

Crimson Peak Movie Review

Crimson Peak Movie Review

Gifted Mexican filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth) makes an odd misstep with this overwrought...

Crimson Peak - Extended Trailer

Crimson Peak - Extended Trailer

Edith Cushing is an aspiring writer of horror, who soon becomes plagued by shadows of...

Crimson Peak Trailer

Crimson Peak Trailer

In the 19th Century in Cumbria, England, an old house stood overlooking a tremendous stretch...

Pacific Rim Movie Review

Pacific Rim Movie Review

The best thing about this massive blockbuster is the way it updates the classic Japanese...

Deadfall Movie Review

Deadfall Movie Review

With a focus on messy family relationships, this thriller's deranged comical touches almost make up...

Pacific Rim Trailer

Pacific Rim Trailer

It has always been thought that alien life would arrive on the planet from space,...

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Deadfall Trailer

Deadfall Trailer

Addison and Liza are brother and sister and partners in crime who rob a casino...

Green Street Hooligans Movie Review

Green Street Hooligans Movie Review

Lately, Elijah Wood has been very busy trying to establish himself as an actor apart...

Children Of Men Movie Review

Children Of Men Movie Review

Perhaps because of its bleak outlook, its lushly dark tones, or its often blunt criticism...

Nicholas Nickleby Movie Review

Nicholas Nickleby Movie Review

Poor Charles Dickens. He has the good fortune to be remembered by the entire...

Green Street Hooligans Movie Review

Green Street Hooligans Movie Review

Lately, Elijah Wood has been very busy trying to establish himself as an actor apart...

Cold Mountain Movie Review

Cold Mountain Movie Review

From the very first words of its opening voice-over, inwhich a detectable trace of Aussie...

Abandon Movie Review

Abandon Movie Review

There's a little more to "Abandon" than the stock woman-in-peril thriller it looks like. But...

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