A newly hardy Jamie Dornan spotted all over The Tourist’s South Australian hinterland

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He is best known for playing Christian Grey’s sleek, clean shave in the Fifty Shades trilogy.

But Jamie Dornan showed his rugged side on Thursday, when the 38-year-old actor stepped onto the Outback set of his new Stan series, The Tourist.

The North Irish star also flaunted her ripped arms in a T-shirt for the sunny desert scene.

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Christian who? Jamie Dornan showed his rugged side on Thursday when the 38-year-old Fifty Shades of Gray actor stepped onto the Outback set of his new Stan series, The Tourist.

Jamie was a far cry from the stylish billionaire character who made him famous, as he was dressed in a light gray shirt that bore the iconic image of Uluru amidst a loving heart.

In the middle was the word “AUSTRALIA” in block letters.

The Fall star topped the look with blue jeans and a short haircut.

Down to earth: Jamie was a far cry from the stylish billionaire character who had made him famous, as he was dressed in a light gray shirt that bore the iconic image of Uluru amidst a loving heart

Souvenir: In the middle was the word `` AUSTRALIA '' in all caps

Down to earth: Jamie was a far cry from the stylish billionaire character who had made him famous, as he was dressed in a light gray shirt that bore the iconic image of Uluru amidst a loving heart

Later, Jamie was spotted having coffee from Craft Services between takes.

On the South Australian Shelf was a dilapidated, purpose-built gas station marked with a sign saying “Discount Fuel”.

Icelandic-American actor Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, who sported a red Akubra and a dense beard, was also spotted.

Baby in blue jeans: The fall star topped the look with blue jeans and a short haircut

Baby in blue jeans: The fall star topped the look with blue jeans and a short haircut

Caffeinated: Later, Jamie was spotted having coffee from Craft Services between takes

Caffeinated: Later, Jamie was spotted having coffee from Craft Services between takes

In the suspense series, Dornan will play a Briton who finds himself stuck in the Australian Outback.

His character is injured in a hospital and does not know his identity. He returns to the outback to find answers about his past.

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“The Tourist is one of the most exciting scripts I have ever read. I can’t wait to go to Australia with such a talented group of people, ”said Jaime.

Production Design: On the South Australian Plateau was a dilapidated, purpose-built gas station marked with a sign that read 'Discount Fuel'

Production Design: On the South Australian Plateau was a dilapidated, purpose-built gas station marked with a sign that read ‘Discount Fuel’

The six-part thriller series will also feature some of Australia’s biggest names, including Hugo Weaving.

Hugo is best known for his roles in The Matrix and Priscilla Queen of The Desert trilogy.

The actor revealed he can’t wait to film, saying, ‘This is a totally unique project and should be an unforgettable ride and shoot for all of us.’

Lost: In the suspense series, Dornan will play a Briton who finds himself stuck in the Australian Outback

Lost: In the suspense series, Dornan will play a Briton who finds himself stuck in the Australian Outback

Recognizable: Ólafsson is best known for the Netflix series Lady Dynamite and the movie The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

He is also known for the famous 2006 Icelandic film Children

Recognizable: Ólafsson is best known for the Netflix series Lady Dynamite and the movie The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Shalom Brune-Franklin, who starred in Channel Nine’s Doctor Doctor and Bad Mothers, is also preparing to bring the series and its character Luci to life.

“This story is truly unique and I am delighted to be part of making it happen with this brilliant team,” she said.

“It’s very exciting to work on such a big project in Australia – it’s going to be a lot of fun,” Shalom added.

South Australia has recently become a hotspot for exciting new local productions, with the film Stan Original Gold starring Zac Efron recently filmed there.

A Stan Original: South Australia has recently become a hotspot for exciting new local productions, with the film Stan Original Gold starring Zac Efron recently filmed there

A Stan Original: South Australia has recently become a hotspot for exciting new local productions, with the film Stan Original Gold starring Zac Efron recently filmed there

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