'50 Shades of Grey' actors unveiled by author

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    Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam (Photos: Getty Images)

    UNDATED (CNN) -- The wait is over for "50 Shades of Grey" fans. Monday author E.L. James revealed the names of the lead actors for the film adaptation of her best-selling book on Twitter.

    Actor Charlie Hunnam will play Christian Grey and role of Anastasia will be played by actress Dakota Johnson.

    Hunnam is famous for his role in the film "Pacific Rim" and the show "Sons of Anarchy." Johnson is the daughter of actors Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson and appeared in the film "The Five-Year Engagement."

    In June, Universal Studios announced that the global release of this highly anticipated film would be August 1, 2014.

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