Transcript for '50 Shades of Grey' Film Casts 'Sons of Anarchy' Star
feverish reaction to the casting choices for "fifty shades of grey." Speculation ranges from christian bale for the male lead, to emma watson for the female lead. It was neither. The two actors who aren't household names yet have landed the major parts. Finally, of months of speculation, we know who landed the steamy role of christian grey, the fast-living, superwealthy anti-hero. Charlie hunnam, who is used to playing the bad boy. We're all free men, protected by the constitution. Reporter: And his young, submissive love interest, anastasia steele, will be played by 23-year-old actress, dakota johnson, daughter of don johnson and melanie griffith. 70 million copies sold. The kinky trilogy became the fastest selling paperback in history. Ate made the author a household name. I got an e-mail about the film rights, I fell off my chair. Reporter: The little known actors was news to many. The big question, will fans be comfortable with the spicey material they loved at home, in a big movie theater, when it is released next summer? NEXT SUMMER, AUGUST 1st, I Believe is the date. I will be interesting to see if people go out and see these unknowns. I think twitter was either way on it. And just how spicy it might be. Spicy, kinky. We'll have to wait and see. We've been very excited for years. It seems like years, hasn't
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