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The 'SexyBack' singer worked with the Mumford & Sons frontman on a soundtrack song for the film.
Justin Timberlake has revealed he's recorded a collaboration with Mumford & Sons frontman Marcus Mumford for the new Coen Brothers film.
The 'Suit & Tie' singer has a supporting role in Inside Llewyn Davis, which also stars Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan and Garrett Hedlund, and says he got the opportunity to meet Carey's husband Marcus during shooting on the project.
"Ok I can tell you this. There's a Coen brothers film coming out soon that I was lucky enough to work with Oscar Isaac and Carey Mulligan," Justin revealed to Capital FM Breakfast recently. "And coincidentally I did work with Marcus Mumford on the soundtrack, so I became very good friends with them.
"Marcus and myself we all kind of worked on the music together and I don't know any other world where we would have the opportunity to collaborate like that but it was so much fun," the 'My Love' singer explained. "So not only will that be a great movie, but the music to it will be fantastic.
Check out a picture of Justin Timberlake performing live at the Forum in London last week below:
Justin went on to say that he was originally nervous about starring in a film by two directors as renowned as the Coen Brothers.
"I'm obsessed with the Coen Brothers and playing a supporting role in the film was just enough for me to feel like, 'OK I'm not going to ruin this movie'," he added. "Because they just have a track record of, their movies are impeccable."
Justin Timberlake announced a joint tour with Jay-Z last week, called the 'Legends Of The Summer' tour, which kicks off later this year.
Listen to Justin Timberlake talking to Capital FM Breakfast about working with the Mumford & Sons frontman below: