Justin Timberlake is joining Benicio Del Toro in Netflix’s latest acquisition, Reptile. The film comes from Black Label Media and Netflix has also acquired worldwide rights to the film.
Reptile picks up following the brutal murder of a young real estate agent, following a hardened detective (Del Toro) as he attempts to uncover the truth in a case where nothing is as it seems. In doing so, he finds himself dismantling the illusions in his own life. As of this writing, it’s not completely clear what role Justin Timberlake will be playing. Music video director Grant Singer is helming the film in his feature directorial debut and he also took on screenwriting duties with Benjamin Brewer.
Timberlake most recently earned some of the best raves of his acting career in the Apple Original Film Palmer. His other film credits include Alpha Dog, The Social Network, Friends With Benefits, Inside Llewyn Davis, and In Time, among other titles. Del Toro is an Oscar-winning actor for his turn in Traffic and has appeared in other films such as Sicario, Savages, and The Usual Suspects, to name a few.
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