Jamie Dornan

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Jamie Dornan (born May 1st 1982) Jamie Dornan is British actor who rose to prominence in the TV series 'The Fall' and 'Once Upon A Time'.

Film career: Jamie made his film debut in Sofia Coppola's 2006 film 'Marie Antoinette' opposite Kirsten Dunst. In 2009, he featured in British indie film 'Shadows in the Sun' with Jean Simmons. 2011 saw him make his television debut in fairytale series 'Once Upon A Time' as Sheriff Graham and the Huntsman. He also joins Gillian Anderson as a serial killer in 'The Fall'. In 2013, it was announced that he would star as Christian Grey in the film adaptation of E.L. James' erotic thriller 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'. His other work includes being part of the band Sons of Jim and modelling for Calvin Klein, Dior and Armani.

Personal life: Jamie Dornan was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. His father was obstetrician Jim and his mother Lorna passed away when he was a teenager. He went to Belfast's Methodist College and then briefly Teesside University before he left early. He dated Keira Knightley between 2003 and 2005 but married Amelia Warner in 2013 with whom he had a daughter.



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Fifty Shades Freed Trailer


They say that marriage can sometimes destroy a couple's sexual chemistry - but that is most certainly not the case for Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) and Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson), even if they have mutually decided to take a more vanilla approach to their bedroom antics. On the other hand, it doesn't mean that everything is plain sailing for their relationship either. Christian is still as possessive as always, as much as he loves his new wife, hating her not taking his surname at work following their nuptials and feeling angry about her sneaking out to see her friends. He tries to keep her happy by throwing his billions around, but when their relationship plans go awry there's massive discord between them.

Meanwhile, Ana's father has a serious car accident, and she's being hunted down by her vengeful former boss Jack Hyde (Eric Johnson) who is extremely bitter about being fired from Seattle Independent Publishing and will do anything to take down Grey's empire. Plus, there's all manner of people in between causing strife, including Elena Lincoln (Kim Basinger); a former friend of his mother's who seduced him at a young age and introduced him into the world of BDSM; who he continues to have in his life.

'Fifty Shades Freed' is the final movie in this intense erotic thriller trilogy, following 'Fifty Shades of Grey' and 'Fifty Shades Darker', based on the book series by E. L. James released between 2011 and 2012. Director James Foley ('House of Cards', 'At Close Range') from the previous movie is at the helm once again with Niall Leonard ('Wire in the Blood', 'Monarch of the Glen') having returned to write the screenplay.

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Sandy Reynolds-Wasco, David Wasco, Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson in the press room at the 89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars 2017) held at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 27th February 2017

Sandy Reynolds-wasco, David Wasco, Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson

Jamie Dornan and Amelia Warner at the 89th Annual Academy Awards (Oscars 2017) held at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 27th February 2017

Jamie Dornan and Amelia Warner
Jamie Dornan and Amelia Warner
Jamie Dornan and Amelia Warner
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Jamie And Dakota's Close Friendship Make Sex Scenes 'Much Easier'


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When you go into a film series like that of 'Fifty Shades Darker', you have to expect that there's going to be a lot of sex scenes - and not just as a sideline. They are not a great many actors' favourite thing to shoot, but for Jamie Dornan, his connection with his co-star got him through it time and time again.

Jamie DornanJamie Dornan stars alongside Dakota Johnson in 'Fifty Shades Darker'

With bright lights shining, the careful scrutiny of the director and cinematographer, and beefy sound guys eating sandwiches in the background, you can understand why intimate scenes are never the most fun bits to shoot of a movie - especially if you happen to be in a relationship. However, 'Fifty Shades Darker' is branded as an erotic thriller, so there was no room for awkwardness between Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson who played Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele in the film.

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Jamie Dornan in the winners room at the EE British Academy Film Awards 2017 (BAFTAs) held at the Royal Albert Hall - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 12th February 2017

Jamie Dornan

Jamie Dornan attending the 2017 EE British Academy Of Film And Television Arts Awards held at the Royal Albert Hall - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 12th February 2017

Jamie Dornan

Amelia Warner and Jamie Dornan at the 2017 EE British Academy Film Awards held at the Royal Albert Hall - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 12th February 2017

Amelia Warner and Jamie Dornan
Amelia Warner and Jamie Dornan

Dakota Johnson: Fifty Shades Darker Has 'Heightened Intensity'


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Fifty Shades Darker certainly lives up to its title, according to star Dakota Johnson.

Two years after the first part of the erotic trilogy hit the big screen Johnson is back as Anastasia Steele in the much anticipated sequel, but this time the actress says the drama and the intensity have been 'heightened'. 

Dakota JohnsonDakota Johnson plays Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades Darker

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'Fifty Shades Darker' Star Dakota Johnson Gets Candid About Sex Scenes


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Dakota Johnson bared all in Fifty Shades of Grey and now the 27-year-old actress is preparing to do so again in sequel Fifty Shades Darker.

In a candid interview with Vogue magazine, the actress opened up about filming ‘makeup free nude scenes’ with co-star Jamie Dornan, describing it as ‘very honest’ and ‘very trusting’.

Dakota JohnsonDakota Johnson stars in Fifty Shades Darker

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Anthropoid Review

Excellent

Outside the Czech Republic, few people know about Operation Anthropoid, a spy mission in 1943 Prague to assassinate a top Nazi official. Certainly the material is perfect for a big-screen thriller, and filmmaker Sean Ellis (Metro Manila) has filmed it with a documentary-style urgency that's edgy and exciting. He also has a sharp attention to detail, so the film is bracingly realistic, carrying a strong emotional kick in the final act.

In 1938, Western Europe's leaders handed Czechoslovakia over to Hitler when he promised not to start a war. But of course he invaded Poland the following year. So in 1941, the British military parachutes a team of Czech exiles back into their country to help the resistance. Two of these men, Jan and Josef (Jamie Dornan and Cillian Murphy), are on a secret mission to kill Reinhard Heydrich, the third in Nazi command after Hitler and Himmler. Known as the Butcher of Prague for his ruthless methods, it was Heydrich who devised the plan to exterminate the Jews. The resistance leader (Toby Jones) offers assistance for this mission, while two young women (Charlotte Le Bon and Anna Geislerova) pose as Jan and Josef's girlfriends. But with heavy security around Heydrich, carrying this off is not going to be easy.

Ellis impressively manages to tell this story without present-day hindsight, seeing all sides of the situation from the perspective of the people involved. In other words, it's not just a matter of killing a historical villain: everyone knows that the repercussions of such an act would be horrific as the Nazis exacted brutal revenge. But they also knew that, within this small window of time, they had a chance to deliver a serious blow to the enemy. Ellis structures this carefully, building up to the assassination in a way that develops almost unbearable levels of suspense. The complexity of each scene is remarkable, and the film's final act is a stunning explosion of desperate violence.

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Jamie Dornan Enjoyed Shifting Gears For The 9th Life Of Louis Drax


Jamie Dornan

He has two big movies out this summer, and they couldn't be much more different. Anthropoid is an edgy WWII thriller, while The 9th Life of Louis Drax is a moody mystery-drama. But variety is what Dornan is looking for.

Jamie Dornan and Sarah Gordon in The 9th Life Of Louis Drax

"It was a bit of a departure from anything that I had done," he says of his role as a doctor in Louis Drax. "I also got to explore that world a bit, something I did not have a great deal of knowledge about, although I do have plenty of doctors in my immediate family."

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The 9th Life Of Louis Drax Review

Very Good

With heavy overtones of Hitchcockian mystery and intrigue, this stylish thriller is the enjoyably melodramatic story of a rather odd 9-year-old boy and the adults caught in a twisted vortex around him. Emotive acting helps make the characters come to life, and the story's secrets keep the audience hooked as what's actually happening becomes horrifyingly clear.

Louis Drax (Alden Longworth) has had several close encounters with death in his first nine years. Is he immortal? Or just accident prone? His mother Natalie (Sarah Gadon) protects him fiercely, while his father Peter (Aaron Paul) clearly adores him. So what happened on his birthday, when Peter went missing and Louis ended up in a coma after falling from a cliff? While treating him, Dr Pascal (Jamie Dornan) becomes entangled in the drama of their life. He meets Louis' sardonic therapist (Oliver Platt) and Peter's manic mother (Barbara Hershey), and he also gets perhaps a bit too close to Natalie than he should.

Director Alexandre Aja and writer Max Mingella have a lot of fun stirring in references to Hitchcock films, including the San Francisco setting, switching identities, vertiginous heights and a dangerous blonde. They add so many mysteries and red herrings into the plot that the audience is kept happily off-balance for most of the film, waiting for the other shoes to drop. This means that everything feels somewhat overcooked, complete with fantasies, dreams and even some magic. But this gives the cast a lot to play with. Dornan is his usual charming, seductive self, haplessly wooing Natalie even though he already has a hot wife (McGregor). But then Gadon oozes vulnerable lustiness in her role, so he doesn't have much of a chance. And despite the obvious set-up, Paul creates a surprisingly complex character out of Peter, while Hershey has fun chomping on the scenery.

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The 9th Life of Louis Drax Trailer


Louis Drax is a young boy who lives with his mother and father, the family are close but each year Louis seemingly has a bad accident. His parents put this down to their son's clumsy ways but they're fully aware that something deeper might be at play.

It's Louis ninth birthday and he and his parents plan to go into the woods for a picnic to celebrate. As the trio begin to have a nice time, tragedy strikes and Louis is found at the bottom of a cliff.

In a deep coma, the young boy is transferred to a special coma unit where his vitals are monitored by acclaimed neurologist Dr. Allan Pascal. Louis had been technically dead for two hours before being rescued and the fact that he's reciprocating to any form of treatment is a miracle in itself.

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Boy George, Miranda Hart And Geri Halliwell Set For Celebrity 'Gogglebox'


Boy George Miranda Hart Geri Horner Nick Frost Jamie Dornan Lee Mack

Channel 4 is to broadcast a special episode of runaway favourite ‘Gogglebox’, featuring celebrities such as Boy George, Miranda Hart and Geri Halliwell shouting things at the TV and each other.

As part of a night of one-off programming tonight (Friday October 9th) in order to raise money and awareness for the charitable organisation Stand Up To Cancer, a star-studded line-up will be sitting in front of their televisions for a night in and commenting on the week’s shows.

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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.

Charlie HunnamCharlie Hunnam on the set of 'Sons of Anarchy'

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Jamie Dornan

Date of birth

1st May, 1982

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

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Jamie Dornan Movies

Fifty Shades Freed Trailer

Fifty Shades Freed Trailer

They say that marriage can sometimes destroy a couple's sexual chemistry - but that is...

Fifty Shades Darker - Featurette and Clip Trailer

Fifty Shades Darker - Featurette and Clip Trailer

'Fifty Shades Darker' is the tense new sequel to the erotic 2015 thriller 'Fifty Shades...

Fifty Shades Darker Trailer

Fifty Shades Darker Trailer

When Ana and Christian had their first fateful meeting, neither party knew much about the...

Anthropoid Movie Review

Anthropoid Movie Review

Outside the Czech Republic, few people know about Operation Anthropoid, a spy mission in 1943...

The 9th Life of Louis Drax Movie Review

The 9th Life of Louis Drax Movie Review

With heavy overtones of Hitchcockian mystery and intrigue, this stylish thriller is the enjoyably melodramatic...

Anthropoid Trailer

Anthropoid Trailer

Reinhard Heydrich was one of the fiercest anti-Semitic officers in the Nazi army. He authored...

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The 9th Life of Louis Drax Trailer

The 9th Life of Louis Drax Trailer

Louis Drax is a young boy who lives with his mother and father, the family...

Fifty Shades of Grey Movie Review

Fifty Shades of Grey Movie Review

After all the hype, it's impossible not to expect steam from this adaptation of E.L....

Fifty Shades Of Grey - Clips And Extended Trailer

Fifty Shades Of Grey - Clips And Extended Trailer

When reserved college girl Anastasia Steele meets mysterious businessman Christian Grey for an interview, she...

Fifty Shades Of Grey - Fairy Tale TV Spot Trailer

Fifty Shades Of Grey - Fairy Tale TV Spot Trailer

Sometimes, a single favour to a friend can end up changing you entirely. When a...

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