And our process is we just sit around, talk and vibe, catch up on life.All the while, the musical equipment is hooked up, and we play little sounds until we find something and go, ‘Ooh! came on, and he just knocked me literally out of my seat.
Let’s do that.’ When a sound stops the conversation, that’s where we start.” But even as Timberlake established himself as one of the new millennium’s premier pop idols, film has been a difficult nut to crack. I couldn’t believe how thrilling and dynamic this guy was in that story.
It took him years of work to develop a reputation as more than a moonlighter, an image that finally began to dissipate with his supporting roles as Sean Parker in Fincher’s “The Social Network,” and as a guileless folk singer in the Coen brothers’ “Inside Llewyn Davis.” Yet, strangely, while those roles served notice to most people that Timberlake had genuine promise as an actor, it was through admiring his film work that Jonathan Demme became acquainted with Timberlake as a musician. And I just felt this extraordinary potential as an actor from him. I’m stuck decades back, really, when it comes to pop music.
“My parents were divorced,” he says, “and I’ll never forget going to stay with my father for a weekend, and he had a vinyl player that he had set up in my bedroom for me.
There were a lot of records, and I just looked at the cover of Queen’s ‘A Night at the Opera’ and put it on, and I didn’t leave the room for a weekend.
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I listened to it over and over again.” Timberlake first appeared on “Star Search” at age 11, and by 15 he had joined the nascent boy band NSYNC, quickly ascending to the front pages of both the music and gossip press as the group’s standout member.
As stratospheric as the group’s popularity would soon become — the first week’s sales for their 2000 album “No Strings Attached” set a record that was broken only last fall, by Adele — Timberlake still had to prove himself as a credible adult solo artist.
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