Life Justin Timberlake to play the leading role in new drama film By weekster Posted on September 7, 2019 1 min read Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Great news for Justin Timberlake. The singer again makes a trip to the silver screen and has the lead role in the drama film Palmer. The filming starts this fall and will be directed by Fisher Stevens, known from Green Book, among others. Variety reports this. Palmer is about a former college football star, who after a stay in prison returns to his hometown to get his life back on track. That is not without a struggle, because the character is confronted with conflicts from the past. In addition, he receives the care of a special boy, who has been abandoned by his mother. Timberlake started his acting career in 2010, when he played a role in the film The Social Network. In 2017 he received an Oscar nomination for the title song of the movie Trolls, Can’t Stop The Feeling.