The February 2015 issue cover of Details Magazine features Jamie Dornan, star of the forthcoming Universal film Fifty Shades of Grey, out February 13th.
Inside his cover story titled “Can Fifty Shades of Grey Star Jamie Dominate Hollywood?,” the former Calvin Klein model spoke about his reason for wanting to play Christian Grey, taking a break from the Internet, his biggest fears and much more.
Take a look at a few of the excerpts below, as well as photos from his shoot with Mark Seliger.
On wanting to play Christian Grey:
“[It had to do with] an attraction and understanding I have for people that are broken in some way. Not that I’m some broken bird, but there’s a massive element of me that’s fractured from losing my mother so young, and I’m drawn to characters who are wounded.”
On why he chose to take an Internet break after his role was announced:
“I think my publicist said, ‘Yeah, mostly good.’ [I’m] very aware of opinion regarding the film, whether it be positive or negative. It is, by its nature, an easy target.”
On his biggest fear:
“I almost don’t want to put this out there into the ether, but I fear I’ll get murdered, like John Lennon, by one of those mad fans at the premiere. Because a lot of people are very angry that I’m playing this character. And I’m a father now, and a husband. I don’t want to die yet.
And when I do get murdered, people will say, ‘God, isn’t it haunting how he did that interview in Details magazine and predicted his own death on the red carpet?”