Earlier than the primary Fifty Shades of Gray film even got here out, the movie was making headlines due to a supposed feud between its two stars. Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan are the leads of the romance trilogy, about an unlikely couple who forge an unconventional relationship. Due to all of the intimate scenes between the 2 characters, the actors needed to get very shut on display, but rumors have endured that they didn’t get alongside in actual life, and awkward interviews with the 2 solely added gas to the fireplace. In a brand new interview, Johnson addressed the rumored pressure and opened up concerning the troublesome expertise that they had making the diversifications of the bestselling novels.
Learn on to see what Johnson needed to say concerning the supposed feud with Dornan and what really induced issues on the set.
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In a brand new interview with Self-importance Truthful, Johnson talked about her expertise making the Fifty Shades of Gray films. And whereas she admitted to having some points on-set, she clarified that they had been by no means along with her co-star.
“There was by no means a time after we did not get alongside,” she informed Self-importance Truthful of Dornan. “I do know it is bizarre, however he is like a brother to me. I really like him so, so, a lot. And we had been actually there for one another. We needed to actually belief one another and defend one another.” She added, “We had been doing the weirdest issues for years, and we wanted to be a group: ‘We’re not doing that,’ or, ‘You may’t try this digicam angle.'”
On the premiere of the second film, Fifty Shades Darker, Dornan informed Leisure Tonight that he and Johnson had been a lot nearer filming the sequel than they had been the unique, as a result of they’d spent extra time collectively.
“I used to be solely solid 5 weeks earlier than we began filming the primary film, and that is after I met Dakota for the primary time” he stated. “[Now] it has been three years, [and] Dakota and I are very shut. We have an amazing form of love and respect for one another. We’re nice buddies and I feel that makes it simpler, you recognize? So it is positively extra comfy.”
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Johnson informed Self-importance Truthful that making the Fifty Shades films wasn’t clean crusing due to the studio, the administrators, and the writer of the books, E.L. James (aka Erika Mitchell).
“She had numerous artistic management, all day, on daily basis, and he or she simply demanded that sure issues occur,” Johnson stated of the author. “There have been components of the books that simply would not work in a film, just like the interior monologue, which was at occasions extremely tacky. It would not work to say out loud. It was at all times a battle. At all times.”
Johnson additionally cited logistical hiccups, together with that the films had totally different administrators and that the unique script for the primary movie was thrown out after the actor initially solid as Christian, Charlie Hunnam, bowed out.
“It simply turned one thing loopy,” the actor stated. “There have been numerous totally different disagreements. I have never been in a position to discuss this in truth ever, since you need to promote a film the correct means, and I am pleased with what we made finally and every part seems the way in which it is presupposed to, however it was tough.”
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Johnson informed Self-importance Truthful that, although she may need executed issues otherwise with foresight, she is not sorry she signed on to play Ana.
“I do not assume it is a matter of remorse,” the 32-year-old stated. “If I had identified on the time that is what it was going to be like, I do not assume anybody would’ve executed it. It will’ve been like, ‘Oh, that is psychotic.’ However no, I do not remorse it.”
She continued of the expertise, “There are issues that I nonetheless can’t say as a result of I do not need to damage anybody’s profession and I do not need to injury anyone’s popularity, however each Jamie and I had been handled very well. Erika is a really good lady, and he or she was at all times sort to me and I’m grateful she needed me to be in these films.” Johnson added, “Look, it was nice for our careers. So superb. So fortunate. But it surely was bizarre. So, so bizarre.”