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Aaron Johnson Will Not Star in 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

June 21, 2013 (8:48 am) GMT
A rep for the 'Kick-Ass' actor confirms that he 'is not doing' the feature adaptation of E.L. James' novel, which is set to be directed by his wife Sam Taylor-Johnson.
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When Sam Taylor-Johnson was chosen as the director of "", some may wonder whether she would get her husband attached to it or not. The answer is apparently no. "Aaron is not doing 'Fifty Shades of Grey'," a rep for the "" actor confirms to USA Today.

Indiewire.com quotes a WME agent as saying that 23-year-old Aaron "is going to be the supportive father by staying at home this fall to take care of the couple's two kids" while Sam takes charge of the movie, which will be penned by Kelly Marcel and co-produced by the book's author E.L. James, Dana Brunetti and Michael De Luca.

Aaron and Sam worked together in the production of her directorial debut "". For his performance as in it, the English actor won an Empire Award trophy for Best Newcomer.

As Aaron does not turn out to be the Christian Grey Sam is looking for, fans are still left speculating who will end up portraying the sadist-masochist billionaire.

has recently slammed report he is set to headline "Fifty Shades". "No one actually offered me the movie, but while I was working on 'Lone Ranger', my agent brought it up, and I said 'Nope'. I mean, come on - it's just mommy porn," he said to Playboy magazine.

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