facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Justin Timberlake makes first film

Feb. 11, 2004 at 1:43 PM   |   Comments

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Justin Timberlake has been cast in his first Hollywood feature film, playing a novice journalist who uncovers a big story in the crime drama "Edison."

The announcement ended months of speculation about Timberlake's film debut, which often had paired the pop singer with producers of the upcoming "Superman" movie. Timberlake, who was rumored to be cast as Superman's sidekick, Jimmy Olsen, reviewed scripts for more than a year before deciding on the role of Joshua Pollack in "Edison," the MTV News Web site reported Wednesday.

Timberlake's "Edison" co-stars include Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey and L.L. Cool J.

To prepare for his role, Timberlake will shadow an undisclosed daily newspaper reporter in the coming weeks.

Film production is scheduled to begin March 8 in Vancouver, B.C.

© 2004 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Most Popular
1
Kourtney Kardashian shows off baby bump in crochet dress Kourtney Kardashian shows off baby bump in crochet dress
2
Bill Cosby to loan renowned private art collection to Smithsonian Bill Cosby to loan renowned private art collection to Smithsonian
3
Sadie Robertson gets second highest score on first night of 'DWTS' Sadie Robertson gets second highest score on first night of 'DWTS'
4
Amy Winehouse tribute statue unveiled in London Amy Winehouse tribute statue unveiled in London
5
Will Ferrell says Magatu will return for 'Zoolander 2' Will Ferrell says Magatu will return for 'Zoolander 2'
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback