3 September 2013 10:14 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

After a year's wait, the casting for the film adaptation of best selling book, "Fifty Shades of Grey" was announced yesterday with Dakota Johnson and Charlie Hunnam cast as Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey, and disgruntled fans took to Twitter to protest. But 'Fifty Shades' producer Dana Brunetti, whom irate fans called "an idiot," "a bastard," "a beast" and worse, took the complaints in stride, saying he "knew it would happen.""You could never meet the expectations of so many who have visualized their different ideas of characters from how they read it in a book," Brunetti told Indiewire. "While some are upset that their favorite wasn't chosen, there has been a massive response and excitement to Charlie and Dakota from the fans. Ultimately we cast who is right for the role on many factors, but most importantly the chemistry between the two, and it is great between Dakota and Charlie. »


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