Dakota Johnson (born October 4th 1989)
Dakota Johnson is an actress best known for the series 'Ben and Kate' and 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'.
Film career: Dakota Johnson's first film was Antonio Banderas' 1999 film 'Crazy in Alabama' in which she starred alongside her mother.
In 2006, she became Miss Golden Globe.
She was in David Fincher's Mark Zuckerberg biopic 'The Social Network' in 2010 with Jesse Eisenberg, and followed that up with 2011's 'Beastly' alongside Alex Pettyfer and Vanessa Hudgens.
2012 saw her in Judd Apatow's 'The Five-Year Engagement' and '21 Jump Street', also starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum.
That year she began her television career with the shortlived comedy 'Ben and Kate'.
In 2014, she was in 'Need for Speed' and 'Black Mass' with Johnny Depp.
She had the starring role of Anastasia Steele in erotic romance 'Fifty Shades of Grey'.
Personal life: Dakota Johnson grew up in Austin, Texas with her filmstar parents Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith.
She went to Aspen Community School in Colorado, Santa Catalina School in California and New Roads School.
As a child, she enjoyed dancing, before taking an interest in modelling as a pre-teen.
She has dated Noah Gersh, Jordan Masterson and Matthew Hitt of Drowners.
Italian filmmaker Luca Guadagnino (I Am Love) reteams with Tilda Swinton for this fresh, tricky drama about four people whose lives are inextricably intertwined. A remake of the 1969 French classic La Piscine, it's a twisted story packed with insinuation: fast, funny and surprising. The actors infuse each scene with a spark of lusty intrigue, while Guadagnino makes everything look gorgeous.
It's set on an isolated island off the coast of Italy, where rock goddess Marianne (Swinton) has gone to recover from vocal chord surgery, so she can only speak in a whisper. She's accompanied by her long-time younger boyfriend Paul (Matthias Schoenaerts), and as they relax naked together in the sunshine their idyll is invaded by Marianne's hyperactive ex and Paul's old friend Harry (Ralph Fiennes), who proceeds to strip off and cavort around the pool, as if he was invited. He brings along his moody daughter Penelope (Dakota Johnson), who immediately begins to flirt with Paul. It's clear that Harry wants Marianne back after all these years, so there's some real tension quietly gurgling up between these four very different people.
Each of the actors gives a remarkably open-handed performance. Swinton and Schoenaerts are enjoyably evasive, firm in their feelings for each other and united against this onslaught. Johnson is terrific as the surly outsider who conceals her agenda to everyone except the movie audience. By contrast, Fiennes is hysterically talkative, never sitting still as he pushes everyone's buttons with his strong opinions and riotous actions. It's the film's flashiest performance, and it's utterly magnetic. And all of the actors are wonderful at suggesting things about their characters' inner motivations that perhaps they don't want to admit to themselves. Yes, this is a story about the deepest elements of being human, animal instincts that can cause problems in the modern world if we forget that they're part of what makes us alive.
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Dakota Johnson is going to make Jamie Dornan "get fully naked" in Fifty Shades Darker.
The 33-year-old actor stars as Christian Grey in the film franchise, with Dakota taking on the role of Anastasia Steele. While the first instalment, Fifty Shades of Grey, saw Dakota completely naked, Jamie maintained his dignity. However, with the sequel coming up, Dakota has taken it upon herself to ensure Jamie gives the fans what they want.
"I’m gonna make him get fully naked in the next one," she said during an interview on Watch What Happens Live on Wednesday night (10Feb16). "Everyone wants to see the 'd'! (penis)"
Jamie is no stranger to stripping off, having modelled for Calvin Klein in the past. A brief glimpse of his bottom was all fans were treated to in 2015's Fifty Shades of Grey, with Northern Irish star Jamie admitting bosses went to great lengths to ensure that he didn't have any nudity slips during filming.
Continue reading: Dakota Johnson: 'Everyone Wants To See Jamie Dornan Get Naked!'
The Australian actress joins Jamie Dornan, Dakota Johnson and Kim Basinger in the steamy sequel.
Bella Heathcote has been cast as Christina Grey’s former lover Leila Williams in upcoming sequel, Fifty Shades Darker. The 28-year-old Australian actress can currently be seen opposite Lily James in Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and got her start working on popular soap ‘Neighbours’.
Bella Heathcote has been cast in Fifty Shades Darker.
The news was first reported by Deadline who wrote that Heathcote will play Leila, described as ‘a former lover of Christian, who bears the scars to prove it.’ In the book, Lelia suffers a mental breakdown and begins stalking Grey’s current girlfriend Anastasia Steele.
Continue reading: Bella Heathcote Cast A Christian Grey's Ex In 'Fifty Shades Darker'
Rebel Wilson Hates Being Single Because The Friends She Calls On As Her 'Plus Ones' To Events Usually Tend To Drink Too Much.
The Australian actress-and-comedian has been alone since she split from her boyfriend Mickey Gooch Jr. in September 2015. Her new movie is called How to Be Single and has got Rebel thinking about the good and bad aspects of flying solo.
"Sometimes you're invited to things and you have a plus one (so) there's pressure to choose like who is going to be my plus one?" she explained to E! Online. "And if you're in a long-term committed relationship, you automatically got that person. But for me I have to weigh out the factors. Who do I want to bring? Will they come? Will they be sober? All that kind of stuff."
In the flick, Dakota Johnson plays a paralegal called Alice who ends things with her beau because she wants to see what single life is like. Rebel appears as her close friend Robin, who loves a good party and vows to show her a good time, and in real life she's seemingly found a few positives in her romantic status.
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According to sources, she'll be playing Christian Grey's ex-lover in the 'Fifty Shades' sequel next year.
Kim Basinger is in talks to star in the upcoming second movie in the Fifty Shades of Grey franchise, ahead of production starting in the spring.
According to an exclusive in Variety, the 62 year old actress is set to join Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan in Fifty Shades Darker, starring as Christian Grey’s ex-lover and former business partner Elena Lincoln.
Basinger’s rumoured character, who is several years older than the successful businessman Grey, was hinted at in the first movie, setting the stage for a dramatic reveal in the forthcoming film.
Continue reading: Kim Basinger Rumoured To Feature In 'Fifty Shades Darker'
Fifty Shades Of Grey And Jupiter Ascending Are Top Contenders For The Worst Movie Of 2015 At The Upcoming Golden Raspberry Awards.
The critically-panned erotic drama and the space adventure earned six nominations each, along with Pixels and Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, which all landed on the shortlist for Worst Picture. The category also features the Fantastic Four remake, starring Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan, which scored five dishonourable mentions.
Fifty Shades of Grey's stars Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan are up for Worst Actress and Worst Actor respectively and Worst Screen Combo. Director Sam Taylor-Johnson and screenwriter Kelly Marcel are also named for their work.
Johnson will contend with Jupiter Ascending's Mila Kunis, Gwyneth Paltrow (Mortdecai), Jennifer Lopez (The Boy Next Door) and Katherine Heigl (Home Sweet Hell) to avoid the dishonour of Worst Actress.
Continue reading: Fifty Shades Of Grey And Jupiter Ascending Lead Razzies Nominations
It’s the awards season list that no actor wants to find themselves on, the Golden Raspberry Award nominations.
This year’s Golden Raspberry Award nominations have been released, with Fifty Shades of Grey and Jupiter Ascending leading the pack. The annual awards celebrate the very worst in movies over the past year and two films have picked up six nominations each, including Worst Picture and Worst Director.
Fifty Shades Of Grey has received six Golden Raspberry Award nominations.
Fifty Shades Of Grey’s stars Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson also both picked up nominations for Worst Actor and Worst Actress, respectively. The couple also jointly picked up a nomination for Worst Screen Combo.
Jamie Foxx Told Daughter Corinne To Enjoy The Moment Ahead Of Her Turn As Miss Golden Globe At Sunday Night's (10jan16) Glitzy Ceremony.
Corinne stunned on the red carpet in a sheer ball gown, with proud father Jamie by her side. When it came to advice for the evening, Oscar-winner Jamie simply told her to have fun.
"He always tells me to enjoy the moment," Corinne smiled to People magazine. "If we're at an event, my dad and I go on a hunt to get pictures with people. Hey, you may never see them again, so you might as well go for it!"
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An embrace with presenter Leslie Mann caused the back of Johnson's dress to unfasten, but disaster was narrowly averted.
Dakota Johnson laughed off her flirtation with wardrobe malfunction at the People’s Choice Awards last night, saying “it’s not like everybody here hasn’t already seen my boobs!”
The 26 year old American star, who shot to fame after appearing as Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades of Grey last year, was accepting her award for Favourite Dramatic Movie Actress at the awards ceremony on Wednesday night (January 6th) when a hug from presenter Leslie Mann apparently damaged her dress.
Reaching behind her back to fasten herself back in to her silver Armani crop top dress, Johnson gamely made light of the brush with embarrassment, exclaiming “Leslie just broke my dress!” before referencing her famous role.
Dakota Johnson And John Boyega Are Among The Acting Newcomers In Competition For The Rising Star Prize At The 2016 British Academy Of Film And Television Arts (Bafta) Awards.
The Fifty Shades of Grey actress and the British star, who shot to fame in Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens, go up against Kingsman: The Secret Service actor Taron Egerton, and Brie Larson, who is currently scoring awards recognition for captivity drama Room.
Rounding out the shortlist is British actress Bel Powley, who starred in A Royal Night Out and The Diary of a Teenage Girl last year (15).
Johnson, who also starred in gangster drama Black Mass, says, "I am thoroughly stunned and honoured to be acknowledged with an EE Rising Star Award nomination. Thank you, I am truly grateful."
Continue reading: Dakota Johnson And John Boyega Compete For Bafta Rising Star Award
Date of birth
4th October, 1989