Welcome to Everything Jamie Dornan - North America's largest online resource for the Irish born actor. As fans of Jamie, we encourage and support him in all of his past, present and future endeavours, whatever they may be. With administrators in Canada and the USA, EJD strives to be a comprehensive source for fans of Mr. Dornan who seek a thrilling experience relevant to his career. As devoted fans of Jamie, we aspire to uphold a respectful, fan oriented environment focused on maintaining a high regard for his personal life.
FIFTY SHADES OF GREY

IN THE BEGINNING

When Jamie Dornan first sent in his audition tape in for the role of Christian Grey in the Fifty Shades series, being the humble man he is, he didn’t know if much would come of it. In his own words Dornan said “It would just be a funny story about going up for Fifty Shades.” However, a couple of months after submitting said audition tape, he was contacted by production and notified that he was a top contender to for the enigmatic role, and to be prepared to fly to Los Angeles to test for the part. But in September 2013, EL James, author of the Fifty Shades trilogy, announced that Sons of Anarchy star Charlie Hunnam had been awarded the coveted role of Christian Grey opposite breath-of-fresh-air Dakota Johnson as Anastasia Steele.

It wasn’t even a month later when things took a dramatic turn when Hunnam dropped out of the film due to a scheduling conflict, leaving Fifty Shades fans, Grey-less once again. Dornan was contacted immediately and flew to LA for a screen test. Director Sam Taylor-Johnson was immediately impressed and Dornan was given the role just days later.

On October 23rd, 2013, just a little over a month before filming was scheduled to commence, the Fifty Shades fandom had their new and final Christian Grey as the announcement poured over social media via James’ social media feeds. Dornan’s wife and musician Amelia Warner was heavily pregnant at the time, but being the supportive wife she is, dropped everything and agreed to fly to Vancouver with her husband so that he could grab hold of this once in a lifetime opportunity, understanding that they would have their baby on foreign Canadian soil. Their daughter was born happy and healthy just three (3) days before filming commenced.

  07c904f7f19e461f9f2226eca8e9833e


PREPARATION

In order to prepare for his role as the dominant Mr. Grey, Dornan hit the gym but also had to study up on an unfamiliar topic: BDSM. In addition to reading the books and conducting his own independent internet research, Dornan visited an S&M dungeon where he observed a dominant and submissive engaged in doing scenes together. Dornan and Johnson also completed an Entertainment Weekly photoshoot showcasing and highlighting the main stars of the franchise. These were the first official pictures released of Dornan and Johnson in their roles as Christian and Ana. 

2


AND SO IT BEGINS

The first day of filming for Fifty Shades of Grey took place on Sunday December 1st, 2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Fans were more than elated to finally see the roles of Christian and Ana being brought to life by Jamie and Dakota, respectively. After delays in filming and release dates (the movie was originally slated for theatrical release on August 1, 2014) fans were elated that the project was finally underway. Filming continued in Vancouver over the next couple of months and wrapped on February 21st, 2014. Over the next few months an onslaught of promotions began including several movie trailers and TV spots as well a music video for Ellie Goulding’s Love Me Like You Do, featured on the OMPST, which featured scenes from the film, drip feeding fans a sweet taste of what was to come. Dornan and Johnson attended dozens of interviews and were featured on magazine covers. They did several promotional photoshoots sending the film’s hype into the stratosphere. Reshoots for the movie took place and were completed in October 2014, a year after Jamie was given the part of Christian. The countdown was on.

3


MOVIE TIME

Notably, The Today Show which is filmed in NY, New York had an entire week devoted to Fifty Shades and its pending international release with EL James, Sam Taylor-Johnson, Jamie Dornan, and Dakota Johnson all in attendance. On February 6th, 2015 The Today Show hosted a special screening just for the fans  that who attended that day. The world wide premier however took place in London, England on February 12th, 2015 with the film being released worldwide the following day on February 13th, 2015. The film instantly broke sales records, being the biggest R rated ticket presale in history, having (at the time) the biggest opening weekend for a movie released in February (it was surpassed by Deadpool in February 2016), and going on to earn over $500 million worldwide at the box office.

tumblr_nl9zd3H9h21t6yaamo3_500


WHAT ABOUT DARKER AND FREED?

Now of course the next logical question for any fan of the Fifty Shades trilogy was obvious: How long would it be until the sequel came out? Everyone was hopeful it might only be a year’s time, but unfortunately due to the news of director Sam Taylor-Johnson not returning for the sequels, things seemed up in the air. Fortunately, the uncertainty of the franchise was short-lived. On April 23rd, 2015, Universal Pictures announced that Fifty Shades Darker was slated for release on February 10th, 2017 and that Fifty Shades Freed would come out the following year, on February 9th, 2018. EL James’ husband Niall Leonard was to take over writing the script, and James Foley was named director of the next two films. Producers Dana Brunetti and Michael De Luca have also remained with Team Fifty.

Near the end of 2015 it was announced that both films would be filmed simultaneously, ensuring that the franchise would be completed in the timetable set forth. Filming began in Vancouver on February 16th, 2016 with Dakota Johnson and other cast members, with Jamie Dornan finally joining on February 29th, 2016. Fans were elated to have the dynamic duo working together again at last!

Filming is expected to continue through July 2016, with production making a stop in France to film scenes of Christian and Ana’s honeymoon. What better place than the country of love? What has already been seen from filming so far has certainly got fans quivering in expectation of seeing our favorite story brought to life on the big screen once again.

1


GREYDARKERFREED



audio
Maybe I'm Amazedby Jamie Dornan
FIFTY SHADES FREED – IN THEATERS NOW

SCHEDULE AND TIMELINE OF EVENTS

JANUARY 2018

🎙01.19 | JAMIE TO APPEAR AS A GUEST ON THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW

🎙01.31 | JAMIE TO APPEAR AS A GUEST ON THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW

🎙01.31 | JAMIE TO APPEAR AS A GUEST ON JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE

FEBRUARY 2018

🎙 02.01 | JAMIE TO APPEAR AS A GUEST ON THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN.

🎙02.05 | JAMIE TO APPEAR AS A GUEST ON LORRAINE (ITV)

🎬02.06 | FIFTY SHADES FREED WORLD PREMIER IN PARIS, FRANCE

🎙02.07 | JAMIE TO APPEAR AS A GUEST ON ‘FACE TO FACE’ WITH EAMONN MALLIE

🎙02.08 | JAMIE TO APPEAR AS A GUEST ON CONAN O’BRIEN (TBS)

CURRENT PROJECTS

H-Block
Jamie as an IRA Prisoner
Status: Pre-Production
Release Date: Unknown

Producer Jim Sheridan’s next great film will be based on the true story detailing the September 25th, 1983 Maze (Great) Prison Escape in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The prison was renowned for being one of the most escape proof, impenetrable prisons in the world.

The films production has been postponed.


News Photos IMDb

Fifty Shades Freed
Jamie as Christian Grey
Status: Released
Release Date: February 9, 2018

After Christian and Ana wed, everything seems to be finally falling into place – except it’s not. With the women of Christian’s past behind them, a new threat comes forward which threatens their happily ever after.

News Photos IMDb

My Dinner with Hervé
Jamie as journalist Danny Tate
Status: Pre-Production
Release Date: April 2018

Based on a true story recalling the unlikely friendship between Hervé Villechaize (Peter Dinklage) and a journalist named Danny Tate (Jamie Dornan) who interviews him just days before Hervé commits suicide in 1993.

News Photos IMDb

Untogether
Jamie as Nick
Status: Post-production
Release Date: April 23, 2018 at Tribeca

Untogether pursues the affair between a former teen prodigy turned heroin addict (Jemima Kirke) now sober, who’s struggling to become a writer and Nick (Jamie Dornan) who plays a successful writer with his memoirs of war-time bravery, which in turn has showered him in wealth and women.

The film premieres at the Tribeca Film Festival in April.


News Photos IMDb

Robin Hood: Origins
Jamie as Will Scarlet
Status: Post-Production
Release Date: November 21, 2018

A gritty take on the classic Robin Hood story, Jamie plays Will Scarlet, a prominent figure in Robin’s band of Merry Men opposite Taron Egerton (Robin Hood), Jamie Foxx (Little John) and Ben Mendelsohn (Sheriff of Nottingham)

News Photos IMDb

A Private War
Jamie as Paul Conroy
Status: In Production
Release Date: TBA

Paul Conroy (Jamie Dornan) accompanies American war correspondent, Marie Colvin (Rosamund Pike) as she reports from conflicts overseas including Kosovo, Chechnya, East Timor and the Middle East.


News Photos IMDb

Borderland
Jamie Dornan as an IRA Operative
Status: Pre-Production
Release Date: TBA

An IRA operative (Dornan) hunts down the person responsible for the accidental lethal shooting of his wife – an SAS captain (Claflin). Production is scheduled to start this summer in London and Dublin.


News Photos IMDb
ELITE AFFILIATES
Jamie Dornan Canada Jamie Dornan Online Jamie Dornan NI Trait pour Trait, un portrait Oh My Fifty Fifty Shades HK Shades Updates 50 Laters Baby Fifty Shades AS Jamie Dornan Espana a=Anthropoid Film Michelle • FSD/FSF Cheryl Dornan Updates PT Fifty Shades Canada Fifty Shades Qc Get Their Look Jamie Dornan London Kendra Laters Baby FR Mandy Marames Millie in Black & White Mostly Jamie Dornan Fifty Shades OR Once Upon A Dornan Jamie Dornan 360 Love Entertainment
Want to be an affiliate? We're always hoping to make new friends! Click here. to apply!

#OFFICIALFIFTY

MRS. GREY WILL SEE YOU NOW

Everything Jamie Dornan is thrilled to join #OfficialFifty for #FiftyShadesFreed, now playing!

The DVD dates have been set! The US and Canada can expect Digital HD on April 24 and the DVD/Blu-ray Combo Packs on May 8, 2018.

The UK can expect Digital HD on June 4 with the DVD/Blu-ray Combo Packs on June 18, 2018 just in time for Christian's Birthday.

Be sure to follow Fifty Shades on all their platforms, and visit their updated website to prepare for all things Freed.

SITE STATISTICS

Everything Jamie Dornan
Status: Active
November 7th, 2014
North America
Holly
Jamie Dornan Canada
contact@everythingjamiedornan.com


Subscribe
Jamie Fans Online
Now online: 8
Overall: 768423