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On The Lot with Rebecca Keegan: Charlie Hunnam doesn't drop trou, but drops out of "Fifty Shades"

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Actor Charlie Hunnam at the premiere of FX's "Sons of Anarchy" Season 6 at the Dolby Theatre on September 7, 2013 in Los Angeles Kevin Winter/Getty Images

It was big news when "Sons of Anarchy" star Charlie Hunnam was cast as the lead in the film adaption of "Fifty Shades of Grey." But now he's dropped out ... and there's talk that Dakota Johnson should be replaced, too.

Development is its own kind of torture.

LA Times film writer Rebecca Keegan talks about the now-troubled film, the Somali immigrant who became a movie star in "Captain Phillips," and the lengths that Hollywood goes to to keep a script from being leaked.

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