Dakota Johnson wants to take the year off after Fifty Shades

2015-01-21 16:00
Dakota Johnson

Los Angeles - Dakota Johnson will "take the rest of the year off" after Fifty Shades of Grey.

The 25-year-old actress - who stars as Anastasia Steele in the novel adaptation - has revealed that she will be catching up with her family and friends once the film is released next month.

She said: "[I'll] do a bit of press for Fifty, and then I'm just going to take the rest of the year off.
"I want to hang out with my friends. I want to hang out with my family - well, I sometimes want to hang out with my family!"

Dakota was "fearless and brave" throughout the filming for the movie and the connection with her on-screen lover, played by Jamie Dornan, was "special", according to the film's director, Sam Taylor-Johnson.

Check out the trailer of Fifty Shades of Grey:

She shared: "There are tough scenes in this movie, scenes where she had to be naked - and not just in the flesh. But she was utterly fearless and brave."

Speaking of the two stars, she added: "[They] have a very special connection. I trust her with everything. She has a very level head, and there was never really an anxious moment."

Dakota's 32-year-old co-star also spoke highly of her, revealing that she was a "perfect" actress.

Speaking in the February 2015 issue of Vogue magazine, he said: "Humour on a film set goes a long way.

But she also had the ability to be a very strong dramatic actress.

"She'd be telling a joke one minute and breaking your heart on-screen the next - so she was perfect."

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.