Jamie Dornan

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Fans may have been getting used to the idea of Charlie Hunnam playing the role of Christian Grey in Fifty Shades of Grey, but he's out and Jamie Dornan is in.

And guess what—this Northern Irish model-turned-actor is absolutely perfect for the part, and not just because we could stare at his beautiful features and chiseled body all night (but that does have a lot to do with it).

It turns out Dornan, who will be getting extra racy in the adaptation of E.L. James' erotic novel opposite Dakota Johnson, has a lot in common with the fictional character.

Don't believe us? Just take a look at the photographic evidence...

1. Christian Grey is tall, slim yet muscular and broad-shouldered with dark copper-colored hair and "smoldering" gray eyes. Anastasia Steele says, "He is not merely good looking—he is the epitome of male beauty, breathtaking."

Eva Mendes, Jamie Dornan, CK Ad

Calvin Klein

There's your proof.

2. Christian Grey is mysterious. So is Jamie Dornan, because how much do you know about the guy? Not much! That's mysterious, people.

Jamie Dornan

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3. Christian Grey knows how to suit up. Jamie Dornan looks great in suits.

Jamie Dornan, GQ

Bruce Weber / GQ

4. Christian Grey can get a woman in the mood with just a look. And Jamie Dornan, well, see below. Done.

Jamie Dornan, Out Magazine

Out Magazine

5. Christian Grey has a dark side. Jamie Dornan did dark—and beyond—in The Fall, in which he played a understanding couple's therapist and gentle father who just happens to be a sexually weird killer. [Shudder]

Jamie Dornan, The Fall

BBC/Steffan Hill

6. Christian Grey is passionate. Anyone who witnessed Dornan's kissing technique on Once Upon a Time can tell the guy knows passion.



7. Christian Grey is a fan of S&M. Jamie Dornan, from this photo shoot set-up, looks like he's not gonna have a problem portraying this stuff for the role.

Jamie Dornan, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, GQ

Carter Smith / GQ

8. Christian Grey's naked body is drool-worthy. Oh, look at Jamie Dornan's body. And whaddaya know? We're drooling.

Jamie Dornan

Calvin Klein

(Warning: The following is our super NSFW linked portion. You're welcome.)

9. We may see Christian's backside a lot onscreen. Dornan's booty is great to look at. At every angle.

10. Dornan might—fingers crossed!—have to do a full-frontal for the film. Luckily, he's not afraid to show off the family jewels.

Convinced? Do you see Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey? Sound off in the comments!

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