Though he”s currently making a splash with his return to music, Justin Timberlake switches gears to combine acting and folk singing in the upcoming film, “Inside Llewyn Davis.”
Set in the 1960s, the film follows a singer-songwriter navigating New York”s folk music scene. JT and Carey Mulligan play husband and wife folk musicians in the Joel and Ethan Coen-directed drama.
In an interview with Complex magazine, it was revealed that the 32-year-old pop star and Carey”s husband Marcus Mumford “were a big part of recording to the music” for the soundtrack.
Co-starring with the “Sexyback” singer are Oscar Isaac, John Goodman, and Garrett Hedlund. After premiering at Sundance in January, “Inside Llewlyn Davis” hits theaters on December 6th.
Check out the trailer below, in which we get a glimpse into the struggles of the title character and a peek at Justin and Carey against a Bob Dylan background tune.