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Jamie Dornan is a workaholic

Published 16/05/2015

Jamie Dornan
Jamie Dornan

Jamie Dornan's dad can't wait to see who will direct Fifty Shades Darker.

The 33-year-old actor's schedule has been jam-packed of late, thanks to his role in TV series The Fall and his turn as Christian Grey in the Fifty Shades movie adaptation. He's also been shooting his latest flick Jadotville in South Africa, all of which means his dad Jim worries about him.

"I hope Jamie will get a break at the end of this summer, they all work so much," he sighed to British magazine Heat.

Fifty Shades of Grey received mixed reviews when it came out in February, but sequels are on the cards. They will also be based on the books by E.L. James, although director Sam Taylor-Wood has confirmed she won't be returning, thought to be because she found it difficult to work with the author.

"He's out in South Africa for a couple of months, so we've not spoken to him about Fifty Shades [Darker]. It's going to be interesting to see who the new director is," Jim mused. "As for The Fall, Jamie got really into the part. The first time he was over in Belfast filming, I think I only saw him about twice in six months because he really did lock himself away to get into the role. I watched the first two series and they were really good, but I haven't a clue what happens next."

It's no secret that Jamie took his part on the TV show seriously. He plays a serial killer and previously admitted following a woman home one evening in a bid to get into the mindset.

"Hold on… this is a really bad reveal: I, like, followed a woman off the train one day to see what it felt like to pursue someone like that," he told LA Times.

“I really kept my distance… she got off a few stops earlier than I was planning so I said right, I have to commit to this. I followed her around a couple of street corners and then was like: what are you doing?

“It felt kind of exciting, in a really sort of dirty way. I’m sort of not proud of myself."

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