The Coen Brothers Want Justin Timberlake for Their New Movie


If you have ever wondered whether Joel and Ethan Coen spend their free hours rocking out to Top 40, you now have a pretty definitive answer: nope! In a blow to pop-music fans everywhere, they've offered Justin Timberlake the lead role in the their upcoming folk-music movie Inside Llewyn Davis, as the husband to Carey Mulligan. The bright side is that Timberlake would play a folk singer, meaning that we'd at least get some musical contribution from the Serious Actor. The downside is, of course, that folk music is not "Like I Love You." Anyway, you now have two more people to blame for the lack of new Justin Timberlake music. For shame, Coens. [/Film]