Actor 'excited' to play lead in Fifty Shades Of Grey film

British actor Charlie Hunnam has spoken about his forthcoming role as Christian Grey in the film adaptation of EL James' Fifty Shades of Grey.

He said: "I'm just very excited and honoured to be entrusted with bringing this incredible character to life.

"Outside of the notoriety and the phenomenon of that book, just the adaptation of it, this guy as he exists in the film is such an incredible role".

Hunnam's leading lady will be Dakota Johnson who takes on the role of Anastasia Steele.