The 50 Shades of Grey casting announcement received a mixed reception from fans of the book. But author E L James is couldn't be happier with Dakota Johnson - the actress set to play her heroine Anastasia Steele.
Clearly, the pretty actress has won over the writer after they spent an afternoon together in New York. Author Erika posted a pic of her and Dakota and the upcoming film's producer Dana Brunetti on Twitter, dubbing the blonde star "beautiful, talented, funny".
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It was revealed last week that Dakota – the 23-year-old daughter of Hollywood stars Melanie Griffiths and Don