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Justin Timberlake & Ben Affleck: 'Runner, Runner' Co-Stars

Justin Timberlake & Ben Affleck: 'Runner, Runner' Co-Stars

Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck are set to star in the film Runner, Runner, which takes place in the world of online gambling.

The 31-year-old singer/actor’s deal is closed while Ben is in final negotiations, according to THR.

The movie will be directed by Brad Furman and begins production in June in Puerto Rico.

Runner, Runner revolves around the world of offshore online gaming and an increasingly tense relationship between a business founder and his protege.

The screenplay was written by Brian Koppelman and David Levien, whose 1998 thriller Rounders involved high-stakes backroom poker.

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13 Comments

# 1

they are both horrible actors

# 2

For the love of God Justin, stop making movies and start making music!

# 3
commonsense @ 04/14/2012 at 8:41 pm

Why in the name of all that is holy does Justin Timberlake keep getting plumb acting roles?! It’s just feeding his delusion that he’s an actor and could someday get an Oscar for his efforts.

# 4
Clint Eastwood @ 04/14/2012 at 8:42 pm

Ben is a fantastic actor and diector but he is much better behind the camera.

# 5
Never happen Juaton yes! @ 04/14/2012 at 9:59 pm

He will never do this movie ,in negotiations means that it will never reach
A deal. So take a breather…he is not working never will again Finished!

One move Argo coming out in October!

# 6

Timberpussy in another flop, why does hollywood waste money on this Douche who can’t act, send his money to me.

# 7

I mean Ben blames jlo for being a horrible actor?? great excuse Ben Jerk..

# 8

My word. Why does this Timberdouche keep getting these good roles offered to him?! It’s certainly not based on his acting abilities, of which he has none. Lord save us.

# 9
Douche is comment page @ 04/15/2012 at 10:59 am

Ben never said that Jlo is a bad. Actress he never said anything about her at all! Dan Justin was in a award winning film nominated for supporting actor in the Facebook movie shut up. Lord save us from
People like u comment page grow up!

Jlo who? He forgot about her a long time ago .Much less talked about her

Ben is a great director .And he’s going to be nominated for an Oscar next year for Argo as best director and actor .Mark my words .Haters are going to eat crow!

I have to say @ 04/15/2012 at 1:37 pm

wow two hottt guys in a movie that’s awesome i like that every much, I’m going to see it for sure.

Although Justin was good in ” In Time ” he is not a good actor, nor designer for that matter , get your little white ass back into the studio and do what you do best man .

Justin again??

When I think of all the great, interesting actors who aren’t working because the studios are offering all the roles to Justin I want to barf. Enuff already!

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