Jamie Dornan particulars about his disappearance following the publication of Fifty Shades of Gray this week when showing on BBC Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs.
When the primary Fifty Shades film was launched in 2015, it obtained adverse critiques. The movie presently has a 25% approval score on Rotten Tomatoes, and director Sam Taylor-Johnson was nominated for worst director on the Razzie Awards that yr.
Earlier than the film’s premiere, Dornan had garnered optimistic critiques from critics, particularly for his portrayal of a serial killer in The Fall.
“[I was] coming off the again of career-altering critiques for The Fall and BAFTA nominations and all of the insanity The Fall dropped at ridicule,” Dornan mentioned.
“I feel I hid,” he mentioned. “[My family] went right down to Sam and Aaron Taylor-Johnson’s place. They weren’t there. They allow us to have their place within the nation, and we kind of hid there for some time and shut ourselves off from the world a bit.”
Regardless of receiving adverse critiques, Fifty Shades of Gray went on to grow to be a field workplace hit and set the stage for the 2 sequels within the franchise, for which Dornan was required to reprise her function.
“It made a lot cash so like, movies two and three have been greenlit in a single day,” the actor mentioned. “It was an odd factor as a result of there’s a little bit of ridicule right here, and I’m now contracted to do two extra, understanding that there might be far more damnation to come back.”
However, Dornan doesn’t remorse the movies: “I’ve simply had very glowing critiques for latest work. And there received’t be any that don’t point out Fifty Shades in them … Lots of critiques are like: ‘He’s nice, however lest we neglect when he wasn’t nice right here,’” he mentioned. “Remorse that I did them? No.”