Here Are the 50 Shades Lead Actors
EL James tweets that Dakota Johnson, Charlie Hunnam have been cast
By Polly Davis Doig, Newser Staff
Posted Sep 2, 2013 10:52 AM CDT
Updated Sep 2, 2013 11:43 AM CDT
Charlie Hunnam has been cast as Christian Grey, according to author EL James.   (Photo by Katy Winn/Invision/AP)

(Newser) – After 50 million different rumors, the Internet has its answer as to who will play Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey on the big screen: Anastasia is none other than Dakota Johnson, the 24-year-old daughter of Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith, and perhaps previously best known for Fox sitcom Ben & Kate, and minor roles in The Social Network and The Five-Year Engagement. "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," tweeted author EL James this morning. James later tweet-dropped: "the gorgeous and talented Charlie Hunnam" as the actor who would portray Grey. Click for more Social Network alums working on the project.

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Glimmer_of_Hope
Sep 3, 2013 10:52 AM CDT
it's so nice that those who r color blind get a movie of their own...But I'm going to wait for the colorized version to come out on dvd
winterfairy
Sep 2, 2013 11:02 PM CDT
Hey MOM!!! DAD!! I am going to play the lead role in a movie where I am bound, gagged, and explore BDSM!!! Aren't you soooo PROUD!!!
L20459E
Sep 2, 2013 8:15 PM CDT
Fifty Shades of Grey? I have no interest in another movie about paint colors.