By creating an account, you verify that you are at least 13 years of age, and have read and agree to the PopCulture. Quick — think of your all-time favorite love scene. From your living room couch, what you're seeing is two beautiful people stripping down and getting busy — but the on-screen actors IRL are actually kind of freaking out.
Charlie Hunnam, the British star of the forthcoming Fifty Shades of Grey movie, has shrugged off suggestions he might balk at the film's proposed graphic sex scenes. Hunnam, 33, said the upcoming adaptation of EL James' bestselling "mommy porn" literary sensation, in which he will star as kinky billionaire Christian opposite Dakota Johnson's blushing virgin Ana, would be a walk in the park when compared to shoots for Channel 4 drama Queer as Folk 14 years ago. Now I am 16 years older and more mature so I don't anticipate them being too much of a problem.
One of the directors for the FX show revealed that Hunnam initially turned down the role of Grey. Directed by Sam Taylor-Johnsonthe film is to be released next August. PledgeMusic, the direct-to-fan marketplace that suspended operations in February, owing hundreds of artists money for unfulfilled campaigns, took its site offline on Thursday.
Almost one week after the FX series aired a graphic sex montage featuring several major castmembers yes, Charlie Hunnam was includedthe Parents Television Council is voicing their outrage. The scene featured six couples participating in various sexual acts including one character giving herself solo pleasure. Fans also got to see Hunnam's bare butt in clear view.
In this spring's slick, Guy Ritchie—directed King Arthur: Legend of the Sword reboot, Charlie Hunnam stars as a scheming street rat whose circumstances are upended when he pulls a medieval sword from a stone. The film may be yet another fantastical retelling of the classic legend, but the story resonates with Hunnam, 36, who was raised in rough-and-tumble Newcastle upon Tyne, England, where his father was in the scrap-metal business and his mother, once an aspiring ballet dancer, ran a gift shop. His parents split when he was young, and Hunnam, after being discovered one night in a shoe store, came to the States at 18, married a woman he met on an audition for Dawson's Creekstruggled to find work, got divorced, and then found fame in an unlikely place: starring as the crown prince of a motorcycle gang on seven seasons of FX's gritty Sons of Anarchy.
From the small screens to the large, Sons of Anarchy star Charlie Hunnam is no stranger to sex scenes. Hunnam has shed his clothes on more than one occasion over the course of his career, but that does not mean he enjoys showing off his sculpted abs. In a recent interview, Hunnam opened up about performing sex scenes in front of the camera and revealed why these intimate moments are so awkward.
Tonight December 9after seven long years and seemingly numerous gory deaths, " Sons of Anarchy " will take its eagerly anticipated "final ride. Now, before you hit the comment section to yell at me about objectification, realize that objectifying female bodies on TV -- cable and network -- has been the norm since the dawn of time. Yes, even you, "Game of Thrones.
It goes without saying that Sons of Anarchy fans are also Charlie Hunnam fans, and those fans. Barclay was asked about what the most fun part of shooting the often-violent show was, and Barclay surprised everyone by talking about how funny it was to shoot sex scenes starring Hunnam. He explained: "He's entertaining when he's doing a sex scene, because he's not — how do I say it nice — he's not shy.