Justin Timberlake Cast In New Film About Casablanca Records Founder Neil Bogart

3 May 2013, 12:04

The 'SexyBack' singer is also producing the film about one of the legends of seventies disco.

Justin Timberlake has reportedly joined the cast of a new biopic called Spinning Gold, about the legendary disco music pioneer Neil Bogart.

The 'Mirrors' singer is set to both produce and star in the newly announced project, about the founder of disco label Casablanca Records in the 1970s.

According to the Hollywood Reporter Justin is set to produce alongside both fellow actor Matt Damon and Neil Bogart's son Timothy Scott, who is working on the script.

The film will be shopped around for a major studio at Cannes Film Market, and will focus on the formation of the label that helped launch the careers of huge disco acts like Donna Summer and Village People.

Check out a picture of Justin Timberlake performing on Jimmy Fallon last month below (Credit: Getty):

It was announced last month that Justin will serve as the special guest host for this year's Capital FM Summertime Ball 2013 at Wembley Stadium on 9th June.

Justin Timberlake is also set to release a second volume of his album 'The 20/20 Experience' later this year.

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