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Dakota Johnson, 31, and Sean Penn, 60, making revelations about ‘sex and power dynamics’ in Daddio 

Dakota Johnson, 31, and Sean Penn, 60, to play complete strangers making revelations about ‘sex and power dynamics’ in new film Daddio

Dakota Johnson and Sean Penn will be playing complete strangers making revelations about ‘sex and power dynamics’ in the upcoming film Daddio.

The actress, 31, will be playing a young woman who is picked up from JFK airport by a cabbie named Clark, played by Sean Penn, 61, according to Deadline.

After the duo engage in ‘amusing chit chat’, the conversation veers into ‘mysterious and playful’ before growing into ‘viscerally honest revelations about relationships, sex and power dynamics, loss and vulnerability,’ according to the website.

Strike a pose: Johnson pictured in 2019

Coming soon: Dakota Johnson and Sean Penn will be playing complete strangers making revelations about ‘sex and power dynamics’ in the upcoming film Daddio

‘This contained yet kinetic drama explores the complexities of human connection, and proves that a chance encounter with a total stranger can change a person’s life.’

Daddio will be written and directed by Christy Hall in what will be her directorial debut.

The role Dakota will be inhabiting once belonged to Daisy Ridley, who joined the cast back in 2017 after rising to fame off Star Wars. 

Dakota, meanwhile, has been busy filming Netflix’s upcoming adaptation of the Jane Austen book Persuasion, which sees her play protagonist Anne Elliot.

Taxi! Penn will be playing the part of Clark, a cabbie who picks up Dakota's character from the airport

Taxi! Penn will be playing the part of Clark, a cabbie who picks up Dakota’s character from the airport 

Action! Daddio will be written and directed by Christy Hall in what will be her directorial debut

Action! Daddio will be written and directed by Christy Hall in what will be her directorial debut

In April, Variety reported that Netflix’s adaption will be a ‘modern, witty approach’ on the classic tale, however it seems that the costumes will not be updated.

There is no official release date for the movie yet, but filming has now kicked off with the stars being seen shooting the upcoming adaption on Saturday.

The Persuasion remake is the latest in a line of reinterpretations of Austen’s classic novel and period dramas opting to embrace colour-blind casting, most notably following Netflix hit Bridgerton.

Open book: Dakota, meanwhile, has been busy filming Netflix's upcoming adaptation of the Jane Austen book Persuasion, which sees her play protagonist Anne Elliot (pictured February 2020)

Open book: Dakota, meanwhile, has been busy filming Netflix’s upcoming adaptation of the Jane Austen book Persuasion, which sees her play protagonist Anne Elliot (pictured February 2020)

Sean, meanwhile, also has numerous projects in the works including the upcoming thriller Flag Day, which sees him star in and direct the film.

The movie follows a man providing for his daughter by living a double life of crime.

Flag Days also stars Sean’s children Dylan and Hopper Penn and will be released sometime this year. 

Lights, camera, action: Sean, meanwhile, also has numerous projects in the works including the upcoming thriller Flag Day, which sees him star in and direct the film

Lights, camera, action: Sean, meanwhile, also has numerous projects in the works including the upcoming thriller Flag Day, which sees him star in and direct the film

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