LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Actors Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam have been cast to play the leads in the movie adaptation of “Fifty Shades of Grey”, Focus Features announced Monday.
Johnson, who is the daughter of Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith, will play Anastasia Steele in the erotic romance trilogy written by E.L. James.
The 23-year-old has had small roles in “21 Jump Street” and the “Social Network” and currently stars on FOX’s “Ben and Kate”.
Hunnman, of “Sons Of Anarchy”, will play Christian Grey, a 27-year-old billionaire living in Seattle who seduces Steele.
The movie will be directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson and is scheduled to be released in Aug. 2014.