Hello, handsome: Jamie Dornan is Christian Grey

Hello, handsome: Jamie Dornan is Christian Grey

Are we done with this roller-coaster ride yet?

I don't think my heart can take any more anxiety that the Fifty Shades Of Grey production team is putting me and other fangirls through.

After casting scruffy Charlie Hunnam early last month (boo!) and then dropping him less than two weeks ago (yay!), I hope they are finally sticking to their most recent pick.

The highly-anticipated big-screen adaptation of the popular "mummy porn" novel of the same name can finally get going, now that it was confirmed on Thursday that Irish actor Jamie Dornan, 31, has won the male lead of BDSM-loving tycoon Christian Grey.

Dornan and two other actors, Billy Magnussen and Francois Arnaud, were said to be in the running.

But it wasn't until after a steamy screen-test with co-star Dakota Johnson - in front of director Sam Taylor-Johnson, Fifty Shades author E.L. James and the film's panel of producers - that Dornan was cast.

Johnson plays protagonist Anastasia Steele.

My reaction when I first saw a picture of Dornan?

Why, hello handsome!

The relative newbie may not have enough acting experience to give fans the security they need, but we'll let his physique do the talking.

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