"The only reason this came out is because I was asked on the red carpet in Las Vegas if I had read it, or if I was interested in it... Just as you do on red carpets as people throw questions at you, you try and answer as quickly as possible… but I don’t know anything about it other than I know many women that are reading the novels, and enjoying them very much." Star Trek star Chris Pine plays down reports he has been cast as the leading man in a movie adaptation of E.L. James' novel Fifty Shades of Grey.