The feature adaptation of the bestselling novel by E L James, which originated as Twilight fanfiction, is set for release on Valentine's Day 2015, but today's still comes in celebration of the lead character Christian's birthday.
Jamie Dornan as Christian Grey
It is our first official look at the character, and the brooding businessman sits behind the wheel of what we're sure is an expensive sports car.
Previous pictures have come during filming and from E L James's Instagram account, and in December the author of the erotic trilogy shared a behind-the-scenes glimpse from the set of the film at the weekend.
"Action!" she captioned the snapshot, featuring a slate during the 1st roll, the 25th scene and the 1st take. Fifty Shades producer Dana Brunetti re-tweeted James' pic, adding, "And we're off."
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Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan film Fifty Shades of Grey
"There are a couple of classic knots I know now," the 31-year-old star said in a recent interview with The Guardian. "And I've put them to good use far too many times recently. In fact, I'd like to do a job where I don't have to tie women to beds."