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Justin Timberlake to Become New York Magazine Alcoholic

US actor Justin Timberlake poses during a photocall for the movie "Friends With Benefits" by US director Will Gluck at the Adlon Hotel in Berlin on July 29, 2011. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZ (Photo credit should read PATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images)

... what, not specific enough for you? Well, here's the thing: Variety reports that Timberlake is in talks to star in the Peter Sollett–directed rom-dramedy The Last Drop, where he'd play a Vulture blogger restaurant critic for New York Magazine who must give up his love of the drink for his new love, a human woman who is not made of beer. After his fictional employment at GQ in Friends With Benefits, it appears Timberlake is going more highbrow (but not despicable). Can someone clear out a desk for JT?

Photo: PATRIK STOLLARZ/2011 AFP