‘Fifty Shades of Grey’: Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam to Play Leads
After months and months of casting rumors, Charlie Hunnam and Dakota Johnson have finally been picked to play Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele in the big screen adaptation of E.L. James' erotic novel, “Fifty Shades of Grey”!
James tweeted the news on Monday, writing, “I am delighted to let you know that the lovely Dakota Johnson has agreed to be our Anastasia in the film adaptation of ‘Fifty Shades of Grey'" and then followed with, "The gorgeous and talented Charlie Hunnam will be Christian Grey..."
Johnson, 23, who is the daughter of Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson, is best known for her starring role in the sitcom, “Ben & Kate.”
British bad boy Hunnam, 33, stars in the hit show “Sons of Anarchy" and Guillermo Del Toro's “Pacific Rim."
The steamy story of Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson, is set to hit theaters in August 2014.