The search for Charlie Hunnam's replacement appears to be over!
Once that contract is signed, the handsome Hollywood hunk will get kinky alongside Dakota Johnson, who's onboard to play Anastasia Steele in the adaptation of E.L. James' erotica novel, which is slated to begin shooting in the beginning of November.
A rep for Dornan has not yet returned a request for comment. Variety was first to report that the 31-year-old actor was The One.
E! News first reported that the Once Upon a Time star was in the lead for the role last week, after a source told us exclusively that, "He had a really good read today."