Don Johnson’s daughter Dakota Johnson may be the star of the upcoming movie Fifty Shades of Grey, but that doesn’t mean that he’s a fan of E.L. James kinky romance tale.
In an interview on Friday with The Telegraph’s Seven Magazine , Don Johnson 64 who was promoting his latest project “Cold in July” was once again asked with the questions regarding his daughter’s role in the highly anticipated movie adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey penned by E.L James which stars Dakota Johnson, 24 as virginal college graduate Anastasia Steele, who falls for a BDSM- Practicing billionaire Christian Grey played by Jamie Dornan, is a big hit among the readers worldwide, Don Johnson doesn’t appear to be among Fifty Shades fan. Don Johnson is famous for his role in the hit series “Miami Vice” said “ I probably will not see it just because it’s not a movie I would see,” He also told the magazine, going on to compare the flick to similar blockbuster adaptations in recent years. “I’ve never seen “The Vampire Diaries,’ I’ve never seen “Twilight.” It’s in a category of films that I just wouldn’t be interested in,” Johnson added.
Don Johnson 64, also told magazine that he had made a pact with his daughter that he would not watch her debut as a lead in a big-budget film. He also said “I don’t know whether it is embarassing or not, this is the family business,” he said in the interview for the newspaper’s Seven magazine. “We portray characters and this is the character that Dakota is portraying.”It’s difficult for people to separate who we are from the characters we portray, but not for me” he added.
Although Dakota is now part of the “family business”, Johnson hasn’t always been so supportive. Appearing on the Graham Norton show on Friday, he said: “I told my children that as long as they were in college I would payroll them.”She told me she wasn’t going to school because she was going to be an actress and I was like, ‘’I’ve never seen you in a show and you’ve never taken a class, so how is that going to work out for you?’”Two months later she is in The Social Network and she got her own TV series. She’s a fine actress and is doing better than me!”
Similar to Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan’s friend also have some strong opinion about his role in 50 Shades of Grey. “A friend of mine said, ‘I heard about Fifty Shades. Congratulations on the role. That’s going to be disgusting. I won’t watch it,” Jamie Dornan told London’s Evening Standard in March.
Before getting cast as Anastasia Steele, Dakota Johnson had a small role in Aaron Sorkin’s 2010 Facebook film, and played the title character in axed American sitcom Ben and Kate , which is her biggest credit yet. In 2013 it was announced she would be playing Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades of Grey, which will be directed by Sam- Taylor Johnson. The movie will be premiered on Valentine’s Day,2015.