After months of speculation, the 50 Shades of Grey movie has found its leading lady and leading man.
Dakota Johnson (Ben and Kate) and Charlie Hunnam (Sons of Anarchy) will play Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey in the upcoming film based on E.L. James’ steamy bestseller, Deadline reports.
Johnson’s character is a sheltered college graduate who undergoes a sexual awakening after meeting Christian Grey, who introduces her to relationships based on submission and dominance.
Fifty Shades of Grey is set to be released in theaters on Aug. 1, 2014. What do you think of the casting news?
American Horror Story: Coven will begin brewing on Wednesday, Oct. 9, it has been officially announced by FX.
Exec producer Tim Minear revealed earlier this month that Coven will have “a feminist theme” as well as cover ”race and oppression and family … along with laughs and scares and a few tears.”
On the aforementioned family front, Jessica Lange will play a literally witchy mom to Sarah Paulson. It’s also been revealed that Angela Bassett is playing Marie Laveau, a character loosely based on “a woman in the 1800s who was very influential in the city,” while Kathy Bates will channel infamous 1830s New Orleans socialite/serial killer Madame LaLaurie.
Also on board for Coven are returning Horror Story players Denis O’Hare, Lily Rabe, Frances Conroy, Alexandra Breckenridge, Evan Peters and Taissa Farmiga, as well as new blood Emma Roberts, Patti LuPone and Gabourey Sidibe.