When is the movie fifty shades of grey coming out in theaters

Fifty Shades of Grey film is due for release in August 2014.

After months of speculation, EL James broke the news that actress and model Dakota Johnson has agreed to play Anastasia while Charlie Hunnam will play Christian Grey in the film adaptation "Fifty Shades of Grey".

Dakota, 23, is the daughter of Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson. Hunnam who is 33, came to prominence after appearing in Byker Grove, a popular North East TV series.

The announcement of the leads who will play Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele brought mixed reactions from fans. They immediately rushed to Twitter to express their joy, disdain, or flat-out confusion. Read their comments at the Hollywood Life.

Updated on Tuesday, September 03 2013 at 12:36PM EDT