JT Lands New Movie Role

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July 28, 2010 | 11:07am EST

Justin Timberlake is stepping up his movie career after landing the lead role in a new sci-fi blockbuster.

The singer has been focusing on film recently with roles in upcoming projects The Social Network and Bad Teacher opposite his ex-girlfriend Cameron Diaz.

And now JT has been offered a high profile role in I’m.mortal opposite Amanda Seyfried, according to online reports.

The film, which will be directed by The Truman Show writer Andrew Niccol, is set in the future where humans no longer age and the rich are able to pay for immortality.

I’m.mortal is due for release in 2011.