Dakota Johnson: News

Born on October 4, 1989, American actress and model Dakota Johnson is best known for her performance in the ‘Fifty Shades’ trilogy written by author E.L James. Daughter of actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith, Johnson made her movie debut in 1999 at the age of 10 years with the movie ‘Crazy in Alabama.’ She began modeling at the age of twelve. Johnson got a breakthrough in her career with the 2015 romantic-erotic movie ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ where she played the lead role of Anastasia Steele. Between 1999 and 2021, she has appeared in over 30 movies including the Oscar-nominated ‘The Social Network’ (2010), ‘21 Jump Street’ (2012), ‘The Five-Year Engagement' (2012), and ‘Black Mass’ amongst others. As of 2021, she has appeared in three television shows including ‘Saturday Night Live’ where she hosted the show. She received the People’s Choice Award for her work in the ‘Fifty Shades’ film trilogy. She is the granddaughter of actors Peter Griffith, and Tippi Hedren and niece of actor Tracy Griffith. Actor Jesse Johnson is her half-brother. In 2018, she, along with 300 women in Hollywood launched Time’s Up initiative to protect women from sexual harassment and discrimination.

07 Jun 2024

Warner Bros

Dakota Johnson's 'Am I OK?' finally released: Story, premise, cast

The much-awaited film Am I OK?, featuring Dakota Johnson and comedian Tig Notaro, started streaming in the US on Thursday.

22 May 2024

Pete Davidson

Record 17 'SNL' hosts submit nominations for guest acting Emmy

NBC's Saturday Night Live (SNL) is set to make history with a record 17 of its 20 guest hosts from Season 49 being listed on the Emmy Awards ballot in the guest acting race.

07 Mar 2024

Chris Martin

Chris Martin-Dakota Johnson engaged after dating for six years: Report

Coldplay's frontman Chris Martin and Hollywood actor Dakota Johnson have taken their relationship to the next level by getting engaged after six years together.

17 Feb 2024

Box Office

Box office: 'Madame Web' performs poorly in India 

Marvel's Spider-Man spin-off, Madame Web, had a sluggish start at the box office in India, raking in less than a crore upon its debut on Friday.

'Madame Web' review: Dakota Johnson's superhero film ain't no marvel

Marvel Studios's latest offering is Dakota Johnson starrer Madame Web, based on Marvel Comics by the same name. Unlike other superhero films, this movie runs low on action but high on predictability.

08 Feb 2024


'The Materialists': Cast, crew details of Celine Song's upcoming directorial

Celine Song, the acclaimed director of the Oscar-nominated film Past Lives, is gearing up for her next project, a romantic comedy titled The Materialists.

04 Feb 2024


Noteworthy non-Hindi films releasing in Indian theaters in February 

Justine Triet's Anatomy of a Fall knocked on the Indian theaters on Friday after a brilliant global run.

13 Dec 2023


Dakota Johnson sleeps for 14 hours, considers sleep top priority

Sleep is the utmost priority in Dakota Johnson's life. This has nothing to do with how and when the actor goes to sleep/wakes up, but how much time she sleeps.

16 Nov 2023


'Madame Web': Cast, release date, and everything else

Madame Web, the upcoming Sony Pictures's action-packed superhero film, is the first female-led Spider-Man spin-off scheduled to release next year at the theaters.

04 Oct 2023


'Fifty Shades' series to 'Suspiria': Dakota Johnson's best performances

The immense popularity that came with the erotic Fifty Shades trilogy often overshadows Hollywood actor Dakota Johnson's intriguing filmography.

14 Feb 2023

Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day: Let's celebrate singledom with these 5 must-watch movies 

On this Valentine's Day, if you are not expecting any bouquets, assorted chocolates, or expensive gifts, we heartily welcome you to a very special singledom group!

16 Jul 2022


'Severance' actor Adam Scott joins Dakota Johnson for 'Madame Web'

Hollywood actor Adam Scott, who was last seen in a critically acclaimed role in Apple TV+'s series Severance, has joined the cast of the upcoming Spider-Man spin-off film Madame Web.

09 May 2021


Henry Golding to play Dakota Johnson's cousin in 'Persuasion' remake

Crazy Rich Asians star Henry Golding will be joining actress Dakota Johnson for Netflix's adaptation of Jane Austen's Persuasion.

27 Dec 2020

Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Best hair trends of 2020

Fashion trends were the one thing that even the pandemic couldn't put a brake on this year.

13 Sep 2020

Warner Bros

Harry Styles cast in 'Don't Worry, Darling,' replaces Shia LaBeouf

Dunkirk star Harry Styles has floored countless fans with his singing prowess.

30 Sep 2018

New York City

#WomenForWomen: When world let us down, we stood together

The week which went by has been tough for women (not that any day is easy).