First Look: '50 Shades' Stars Cover EW
By JACKIE WILLIS
November 13, 2013
Here's the first look at Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson in character as the S&M couple Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele.
The Fifty Shades Of Grey co-stars cover the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly and open up about their highly sexual roles. "Obviously, I want to look good naked," Johnson, 24, confesses to the magazine. "I totally understand now why people exercise, because it kind of f**king feels awesome."
Meanwhile, Dornan, 31, isn't so apprehensive about undressing for the cameras, telling EW that he's a "fairly worldly guy." The actor adds, "I grew up in a very liberal place. I'm not saying we had a playroom, but I'm not shocked by [the sex in the book]. It's essential to tell the story. I can't believe films that don't invoke the sexual side of it. So it works for me."
On the cover, Johnson does her best impression of the virginal Anastasia, while Dornan has a tie wrapped around his hands to look like the one Christian uses in the book to bind up his inexperienced lover.
Production of the erotic E.L. James book-turned-movie begins shooting in Vancouver, the same place that Twilight shot scenes, on Dec. 2, and is set to be released on Valentine's Day, 2015.
Do you think the actors look like the characters?