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Dakota Johnson Reflects on “Mayhem” of Filming ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Trilogy

Dakota Johnson is looking back on filming Fifty Shades of Grey, which she said was “mayhem” behind the scenes. In a Vanity Fair cover story, the actress opened up about starring in the $1.3 billion-grossing film trilogy, based on EL James’ best-selling books, as Anastasia Steele after being intrigued by director Sam Taylor-Johnson’s vision of […]

‘Awards Chatter’ Podcast [LIVE] — Dakota Johnson (‘The Lost Daughter’)

Dakota Johnson, the guest on this episode of The Hollywood Reporter‘s Awards Chatter podcast, which was recorded in front of an audience at Chapman University, is an actress and third-generation Hollywood star. After a brief but memorable turn in David Fincher’s 2010 masterpiece The Social Network, she shot to fame through a trilogy of risque […]

Why Dakota Johnson Is Hollywood’s Heiress Apparent

Dakota Johnson walks into the Tower Bar in West Hollywood, a location she picked and one that offers a juxtaposition of old Hollywood provenance (it was once Bugsy Siegel’s apartment) and new millennial chic. The same could be said for Johnson, who hails from Hollywood royalty as the daughter of Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson […]

‘Fifty Shades’ Author EL James to Release New Erotic Romance ‘The Mister’

EL James has announced an April release for her new book, 'The Mister,' the author's first novel since publishing her '50 Shades' 2017 companion 'Darker: Fifty Shades Darker as told by Christian.'

5 Charged With Running Massive Movie Piracy Ring

A Los Angeles federal grand jury has indicted five men who allegedly ran an international piracy ring that offered hundreds of stolen movies and TV shows online, including 'Fifty Shades of Grey,' 'Godzilla' and 'The Walking Dead.'

Jane Fonda Vows Not to “Stop Living” in Final Trailer for ‘Fifty Shades’-Centric ‘Book Club’

The film stars Fonda, Diane Keaton, Candice Bergen and Mary Steenburgen as "mature" friends who read the erotic novel.

‘Fifty Shades’ Movies Whip Up Nearly Half a Billion in Profit

The female-fueled series is one of the most profitable franchises in Universal's history.

Russian Culture Minister Criticizes ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ for “Crashing” Local Releases

Released on Feb. 8, the Universal film became the country's fourth highest-grossing movie of the year to date after its first weekend.

Bertelsmann to Pay $1B to Boost Stake in ‘Fifty Shades,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ Publisher

The German firm will now own 75 percent of book giant Penguin Random House in the deal with British media group Pearson.

‘Fifty Shades Darker’ Tracking Well Behind First Film in Box-Office Bow

Two years ago, 'Fifty Shades of Grey' was a box-office phenomenon when debuting to $85 million in North America over Valentine's Day weekend.

‘Fifty Shades’ Producer Dana Brunetti Wins PGA Mark on Appeal

Despite the victory on the sequel, he vows he will continue his battle with the guild: "This was never about me, but about an unfair system that has the potential to do harm to people’s careers and reputations."

‘Fifty Shades’ Producer Dana Brunetti Sparks ‘Produced By’ Credit Debate: I Won’t “Bow Down to These F—ers”

"I'm making this a platform," Brunetti says as he promises to battle his own guild over its denial of the credit "with a vengeance," while others speak in favor of the rule: "The PGA mark is a great advancement for all producers," says Jason Blum.