To Hit ‘The High Note,’ Dakota Johnson Had To Work Extra Hard

Zoë Chao stars as Katie and Dakota Johnson as Maggie Sherwoode in THE HIGH NOTE, a Focus Features release.
Credit: Glen Wilson / Focus Features

As someone who’s always been musically inclined, Dakota Johnson has usually made music part of her routine for mentally preparing herself for her acting roles. But The High Note was a little bit different because, for the first time, she was playing someone who was actually trying to make it in the music industry. That being the case, she told us she had to do a little extra musical prep work to play Maggie in the movie. (Click on the media bar below to hear Dakota Johnson)

The High Note is now available for streaming rental or purchase on most digital platforms, and it’s also available on DVD and Blu-Ray.

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