21 March 2014 4:46 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Fifty Shades of Grey star Dakota Johnson is in talks to play the love interest of Johnny Depp's James 'Whitey' Bulger in the Warner Bros. biopic Black Mass.

The actress will play Lindsey, the notorious criminal's girlfriend and mother to his six-year-old son. The story, based the book Black Mass: The True Story Of An Unholy Alliance Between The FBI And The Irish Mob by Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neil, follows Bulger (Johnny Depp) building his criminal empire in South Boston, with the help of longtime friend and FBI agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton) and his brother (Guy Pearce) the former president of the Massachussets state senate.

For years, Bulger acted as an FBI informant to rid his neighborhood of other criminal elements. Connolly tipped Bulger off the the feds were planning to double-cross him, forcing him to go into hiding for several years, where he rose to »

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