'Fifty Shades' Movie: Universal Hires Bodyguards for Charlie Hunnam

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The 33-year-old, who'll play Christian Grey in the film version of the S&M best-seller, got extra security during the Sept. 7 "Sons of Anarchy" premiere in Hollywood.

This story first appeared in the Sept. 27 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

Sons of Anarchy's Charlie Hunnam hasn't yet shot a scene as Christian Grey in Fifty Shades of Grey.

But there's no telling that to impassioned fans of the S&M best-seller who already are swarming the TV show's set, books in hand.

THR hears that extra security was hired for the 33-year-old during FX's Sept. 7 Anarchy premiere in Hollywood and that it was Fifty Shades studio Universal, not the TV network, footing the bill to protect its new leading man.