After the great opportunity of being chosen to be the actress to play Anastasia Steele in the highly anticipated film adaptation of "Fifty Shades of Grey," it can thrill fans all the more to know that Dakota Johnson has remained grounded ever since.

According to E!News, the daughter of Melanie Griffith was chosen for the erotic film female lead role while she was still doing a movie with John Leguizamo entitled "Cymbeline."

"But she still remained the same girl even though we had to protect her from the massive amounts of crazy," Leguizamo stated during the SXSW premiere of "Chef" when explaining how being cast in the film adaptation changed Dakota's life.

The former "Super Mario Bros" star jokingly teased how excited he is too in watching the upcoming flick as he is curious to have a look "at some of the positions."

Dakota Johnson Bullied At School For Having Celebrity Parents?

Before the "Fifty Shades of Grey" actress has been cast for the highly coveted role, she admitted how miserable her teenage years were while she was still attending Catholic boarding school, Entertainment Wise reports. The daughter of celebrities Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith was always teased at school, especially when various rumors spread about her famous parents.

It was for an Elle Magazine interview that she recalled her miserable "bullied" days in school. "I was just miserable there. It was a great school, but girls in that concentration are so horrific, just horrific," the young actress added.

Dakota Kept Her Casting As Anastasia Steele A Secret From Parents

For the first few weeks after she was cast as Anastasia Steele for "Fifty Shades of Grey," Dakota revealed how she kept the good news from her parents, fearing they would spill them earlier on than expected, states Contact Music.

"Sometimes your parents are the ones with the biggest mouths of all time," Dakota said. Instead, the actress celebrated her being chosen at a friend's house with a strong drink to toast.

Dakota is set to star opposite Jamie Dornan who will play Christian Grey for "Fifty Shades of Grey" set to hit the big screen by February 14, 2015.