Spotted a new rugged Jamie Dornan in The Tourist’s South Australian outback

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He is best known for playing the smooth and clean shaven Christian Gray in the Fifty Shades trilogy.

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

The Northern Ireland star also showed off his ripped arms in a T-shirt for the sun-kissed desert scene.

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

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

Jamie was a far cry from the sleek billionaire character who made him famous, while wearing a light gray shirt that bore the iconic image of Uluru at the center of a love heart.

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

The star of The Fall finished off the look with jeans and a cropped haircut.

Vascular: The Northern Ireland star also showed off his ripped arms in a sun-kissed desert landscape T-shirt

Vascular: The Northern Ireland star also showed off his ripped arms in a sun-kissed desert landscape T-shirt

Vascular: The Northern Ireland star also showed off his ripped arms in a sun-kissed desert landscape T-shirt

Sober: Jamie was a long way from the sleek billionaire character who made him famous, while dressed in a light gray shirt with the iconic image of Uluru at the center of a love heart

Sober: Jamie was a long way from the sleek billionaire character who made him famous, while dressed in a light gray shirt with the iconic image of Uluru at the center of a love heart

Souvenir: Through the center was the word 'AUSTRALIA' in block letters

Souvenir: Through the center was the word 'AUSTRALIA' in block letters

Sober: Jamie was a long way from the sleek billionaire character who made him famous, while dressed in a light gray shirt with the iconic image of Uluru at the center of a love heart

Jamie was later spotted grabbing a coffee from craft services in between takes.

On the South Australian set was a run-down, purpose-built gas station, marked by a sign that read ‘Discount Fuel’.

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

Blue Jean Baby: The Fall's star topped off the look with blue jeans and a short cropped haircut

Blue Jean Baby: The Fall's star topped off the look with blue jeans and a cropped haircut

Blue Jean Baby: The Fall’s star topped off the look with blue jeans and a cropped haircut

Caffeine-Free: Later, Jamie was spotted grabbing a coffee from craft services in between takes

Caffeine-Free: Later, Jamie was spotted grabbing a coffee from craft services in between takes

Caffeine-Free: Later, Jamie was spotted grabbing a coffee from craft services in between takes

In the thriller series, Dornan plays a British man trapped in the Australian Outback.

His character has been injured in a hospital and is unaware of his identity. He returns to the outback to find answers about his past.

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

Production Design: The South Australian set featured a derelict purpose-built gas station, marked by a sign that read 'Discount Fuel'

Production Design: The South Australian set featured a derelict purpose-built gas station, marked by a sign that read 'Discount Fuel'

Production Design: The South Australian set featured a derelict purpose-built gas station, marked by 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 trilogy and Priscilla Queen of The Desert.

The actor revealed he is looking forward to filming, saying, ‘This is a totally unique project and should be an unforgettable ride and shoot for all of us’.

Lost: In the thriller series, Dornan plays a British man trapped in the Australian Outback

Lost: In the thriller series, Dornan plays a British man trapped in the Australian Outback

Lost: In the thriller series, Dornan plays a British man trapped in the Australian Outback

Co-star: Also spotted on set was Icelandic-American actor Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, who wore a red Akubra and dense beard

Co-star: Also spotted on set was Icelandic-American actor Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, who wore a red Akubra and dense beard

Co-star: Also spotted on set was Icelandic-American actor Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, who wore a red Akubra and dense beard

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

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

He is also known for the acclaimed 2006 Icelandic film Children

He is also known for the acclaimed 2006 Icelandic film Children

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

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

‘This story is truly unique and I am delighted to be a part of bringing it to life with this brilliant team,’ she said.

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

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

A Stan Original: South Australia has recently become a hot spot for exciting new local productions, with Stan Original movie Gold starring Zac Efron, recently filmed there

A Stan Original: South Australia has recently become a hot spot for exciting new local productions, with Stan Original movie Gold starring Zac Efron, recently filmed there

A Stan Original: South Australia has recently become a hot spot for exciting new local productions, with Stan Original movie Gold starring Zac Efron, recently filmed there