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Could We Interest You in a Justin Timberlake–As–Daddy Warbucks Rumor?

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10:  Singer Justin Timberlake (L) and rapper Jay-Z perform onstage at the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

A Sony rep denies it, but that did not stop "Page Six" from running a rumor that Justin Timberlake is being considered to star as Daddy Warbucks in the Jay-Z-produced, Quvenzhané Wallis–starring Annie remake. "Hollywood sources are buzzing," says the item, which is probably "Page Six"'s way of saying that some studio assistant wrote Justin's name on a whiteboard once as a joke. Counterpoint: Where Jay goes, JT goes. It's also maybe not the worst idea for Timberlake?

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