In his first interview since nabbing the coveted role of Christian Grey (after Charlie Hunnam dropped out, that is), Dornan confessed on The Graham Norton Show that he is physically different now from when he first started filming the steamy saga in 2013. Was it something he shot in the Red Room Of Pain? Handcuff marks?
Dornan promised, "It's not as creepy as it sounds!"
Indeed, it's something much more innocuous: His walk!
He told British funnyman Norton, "So basically, I've always had a complex with the way I walk. I've not always been told I've got a bad walk, but someone's always commented on my walk. It's always been a bit like, 'Alright. That's how you walk?'" He chuckled, "And I'm 31 years old, literally the first thing you learn in life is to walk. And I was like, ‘that's funny. I'm not great at walking.'"
Dornan explained that he used to walk on his toes, but received instructions on how to walk heel to toe for his role as Grey, and it transformed his entire life. "No one ever told me that! I was always toe-to-more-toe! Now I just apply that every day, when I'm walking around."
As for other long-term changes? Dornan's a little more on the fence about the franchise's popularity affecting the rest of his existence. "I mean, look, we're in a really powerful position that 90-plus million people have read the book so if like a third — I mean, a hundredth of those people — that's successful if they go see the film," he said. "It's a nice position to be in, but I have no idea what it's gonna do." KEEP READING!
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