Dakota Johnson, LACMA Gala

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Dakota Johnson is stepping out of one steamy movie into another.

The Fifty Shades of Grey star's rep confirmed to E! News that Johnson will be taking on a leading role alongside Tilda Swinton and Ralph Fiennes in A Bigger Splash—a remake of the 1969 French crime drama La Piscine.

Although the Luca Guadagnino-directed project is essentially a modern take on a classic film noir, there's still a tinge of sex and intrigue as it follows an ill-fated love triangle between a young woman and vacationing couple.

Variety was the first to report the casting.

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Universal Pictures and Focus Features

Meanwhile, there will be a whole lotta sex (and whips and chains) when the 24-year-old thesp portrays Anastasia Steele—the nubile college journalist that meets a wealthy man who initiates her into S&M.

And while the highly anticipated movie won't hit the big screen until next Valentine's Day, the most-watched trailer ever continues to heat up small screens while seducing moviegoers alike.

(E!, Universal Pictures and Focus Features are all part of the NBCUniversal family.)

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