Following high school graduation, she returned to acting with roles in The Social Network (2010), Beastly (2011), 21 Jump Street (2012), Need for Speed (2014) and the short-lived comedy Ben and Kate (2012–2013).
She received international recognition in 2015 after landing the lead role of Anastasia Steele in the romantic drama Fifty Shades of Grey, which catapulted her to fame and earned her the People's Choice Award for Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress and a BAFTA Rising Star Award nomination.
Maybe that's exactly what Johnson, the daughter of actors Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson, needs. Still, real life doesn't have to always imitate fantasy and vice versa.
In September 2007 she reportedly completed a 30-day inpatient rehab program in Malibu, Calif., for drug and alcohol addiction, which follows the pattern of both her parents, who have also had stints in rehabilitation. Masterson and Johnson may have a deep understanding of one as both come from celebrity families.
She appeared in the critically acclaimed box office hit The Social Network which was directed by David Fincher.
Dakota Johnson caught the world’s attention as a bookish, virginal student swept up in an experimental relationship with a seductive billionaire in the titillating film "Fifty Shades Of Grey." In her first follow-up as a leading lady, "How To Be Single," the 26-year-old plays an emotionally needy graduate who convinces her boyfriend they should both live a little before settling down, but then struggles with her newly uncoupled life.
Nonetheless, the actor finally reacted to the dating rumors thrown to him over the past few years.
Despite his marriage to Amelia Warner, many believe that he and his co-star are pushing past the boundaries of their work relationship.
I think society is relinquishing some of the pressures of needing to find a spouse.” Dakota Johnson slams Hollywood over mom Up until late last year, Johnson was in an on-again off-again relationship with British model-turned-rock musician Matthew Hitt.
She’s now rumored to be seeing Jake Gyllenhaal, but on this particular afternoon in Los Angeles, she says she is single. But right now I’m just focused on my work so it isn’t an issue for me.” In "How To Be Single," Alison Brie’s character is hellbent on landing a husband and spends her nights flicking between different online dating sites. “Oh, that freaks me out,” Johnson replies, “although I’ve heard stories of people meeting the loves of their lives ...” Based on a book by Liz Tuccillo and led by a mostly-female screenwriting team, "How To Be Single" unites Johnson, Wilson, Brie and Leslie Mann in a “girl power” quartet to rival "Sex and the City." Yet the movie dispenses with the designer outfits (unless Wilson’s dress with an illuminated arrow pointing to her nether regions counts) and brunch-table repartee in favor of content of the "Bridesmaids" or "Knocked Up" variety.
While it may be true that they share a great chemistry onscreen, it has also become the basis of fans to say that something romantic is going on between the pair.
However, both of them have repeatedly slammed the rumors and assured that they are just good friends and workmates.
" a friend wrote after Masterson posted a pic of them.