50 Shades of Grey Lead Roles Finally Cast

50 Shades of Grey Lead Roles Finally Cast 3

After months and months of waiting, speculation and casting rumors the film adaptation of E.L. James’ erotic novel 50 Shades of Grey finally cast its lead roles. James herself announced the news this morning via her her twitter that Dakota Johnson would take on the role of Anastasia Steele and Charlie Hunnam would star opposite as Christian Grey. Her tweet read “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”. A later second tweet read; “The gorgeous and talented Charlie Hunnam will be Christian Grey in the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey.” Dakota, who is the daughter of Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith, is best known for her starring role on the now cancelled Fox sitcom Ben & Kate and also had roles in The Five-Year Engagement and 21 Jump Street. Hunnam, who stars on Sons of Anarchy as Jax Teller  has also had previous roles in Pacific Rim and Deadfall.