, Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey (played by Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan) have moved well passed the contract stage of their romance.
Still, we can't help but think, are there any stars we'd willingly sign away our love rights to???
“She's awesome,” Phillippe, 41, recently gushed of Slagter during an interview with Howard Stern.
The 43-year-old actor is looking hotter than ever in this new shirtless snap posted to his Instagram page on Tuesday! Related: Reese Witherspoon's Daughter Ava Steals The Show At Parisian Debutante Ball The — with an incredible, voluminous ball gown and the smile to light up a room!
Related: Reese Witherspoon On All That She's Thankful For This Year!
After leaving the show, Phillippe moved to Los Angeles, where he appeared in a number of small parts in various television series including Matlock, Due South, the TV miniseries The Secrets of Lake Success, and movies, including the 1995 film Crimson Tide and the 1996 film White Squall.
He was cast in the 1997 horror film, I Know What You Did Last Summer, which co-starred Sarah Michelle Gellar, Freddie Prinze, Jr. The film was a success, and led to Phillippe gaining wider renown and being cast in a few more high-profile films, including 54 in 1998 opposite Neve Campbell, Salma Hayek and Mike Myers.
He has since commented that he believes Cooper to be "the best actor America has to offer".
Next up for Phillippe was a rare comedic role as Lt.
" [awards: be "ambitious." What made the celebrated movie star and producer realize she was a woman of ambition?
Believe it or not, it was when she left an abusive relationship.
In 1999 he starred in Cruel Intentions, a modern retelling of the Choderlos de Laclos novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses, which also starred Phillippe's future wife Reese Witherspoon, as well as his I Know What You Did Last Summer co-star Sarah Michelle Gellar.
It was a success among its intended teenage audience, cementing Phillippe's ability to play characters that require sex appeal.
Shortly after he made an appearance in the ABC daytime drama One Life to Live.