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Justin Timberlake’s Reportedly Eyeing an Oscar

The actor-cum-singer is reportedly mounting an aggressive campaign to land himself a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nod for his role as Sean Parker in The Social Network. A source said: "Sony is footing the bill for advertising the awards campaign, but Justin is doing things his own way, attending Academy screenings and privately reaching out to award winners and Academy darlings Tom Hanks and Kevin Spacey for campaigning advice." His reps declined to comment, which is a not-denial. It's plausible that the 29-year-old star is reaching for a statue, but then he could end up on his equally deserving co-stars' turf (Andrew Garfield! Armie Hammer!). [Page Six/NYP]

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