It looks like we can all stop speculating who will play the female lead in the much-buzzed about Fifty Shades of Grey adaptation. Model/actress Dakota Johnson is officially your Anastasia.
According to Deadline.com, Johnson will play the young college graduate who has a sexual awakening with Christian Grey (played by Son’s of Anarchy‘s Charlie Hunnam), a young industrialist who takes her virginity.
Johnson’s acting credits include The Social Network, Need for Speed, 21 Jump Street, andThe Five-Year Engagement. Focus Features is slated to release the racy film next fall. Sam Taylor-Johnson is also still on board to direct the project.
What do you think of the latest Fifty Shades of Grey casting news? Do you like Focus Features’ pick? Or were you hoping another rumored actress would snag the role? Do you think Johnson and Hunnam will have good on-screen chemistry?
- Charlie Hunnam to Star Opposite Dakota Johnson in ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ (variety.com)
- Dakota Johnson & Charlie Hunnam Land ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ Roles (beautelicious.com)
- It’s Official: Charlie Hunnam is Christian Grey (fashenty.wordpress.com)
- British actor Charlie Hunnam and Dakota Johnson land lead roles in saucy Fifty Shades of Grey movie (dailyrecord.co.uk)
- Who Will Star With Dakota Johnson In The ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Movie? (cwsanfrancisco.cbslocal.com)
- Charlie Hunnam and Dakota Johnson cast in ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ lead roles (buzzhub.wordpress.com)
- ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ film ties up lead roles (today.com)
- Fifty Shades Of Grey Casts its Leads (sublimezoo.com)
- Dakota Johnson, Charlie Hunnam Cast In ‘Fifty Shades’ Movie (losangeles.cbslocal.com)
- Dakota Johnson to Star in ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ (variety.com)