The actor was linked to the role and was believed to be the favourite earlier this week.
Writing on Twitter he said: "OK ,this ChristianGrey thing has gotten out of control.Know this,Im not"desperate"to do anything except relax today.
"Be positive people.Its what makes the world go round.Relax.Hating sucks.I probably wont even get to audition for the role-don't worry. Smile:) (sic)".
Bret Easton Ellis has expressed a desire to adapt the book into a screenplay while other actors such as Alexander Skarsgard have also expressed and interest in the role of Christian.
There has been equally as much speculation surrounding the role of Anastasia Steele has the likes of Selena Gomez, Scarlett Johansson and Emma Roberts have all been linked.
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