The 32-year-old actor admits to Details magazine
that he fears fans of the erotic book will come after him, given that some petitioned to seeWhite Collar
star Matt Bomer in the coveted role of Christian Grey
. "I almost don't want to put this out there into the ether, but I fear I'll get murdered, like John Lennon, by one of those mad fans at the premiere," he confesses to the men's magazine.
"Because a lot of people are very angry that I'm playing this character. And I'm a father now, and a husband. I don't want to die yet."