Dakota Johnson & Charlie Hunnam Cast In ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’
Dakota Johnson will play Anastasia Steele in the big-screen adaptation of E L James' ``Fifty Shades of Grey.''
Focus Features and Universal Pictures announced the casting Monday.
The 23-year-old Johnson is a relatively unknown actress who has had small roles in ``The Social Network'' and ``21 Jump Street.''
She's the daughter of actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith.
In the erotic romance, Steele is a college student who undergoes a sexual awakening.
As for Charlie, E.L. revealed him as Christian shortly after she announced Dakota, tweeting, “The gorgeous and talented Charlie Hunnam will be Christian Grey in the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey.”
The 33-year-old actor is a veteran who is best known for his lead role as Jax Teller in FX’s Sons of Anarchy.
He was also the lead role in the summer 2013 action flick, Pacific Rim.
Directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson, the film is to be released next August.