Justin Timberlake Stars In New Runner, Runner Official Trailer – Video

5 September 2013, 15:52 | Updated: 5 September 2013, 15:55

The 'SexyBack' star joins Ben Affleck and Gemma Arterton for the new thriller movie

Justin Timberlake stars in the new official trailer for the upcoming thriller Runner, Runner .

The 'Cry Me A River' star plays the willing apprentice to Ben Affleck's character – who is seeking to set him up for a big fall in the world of online gambling.

The preview sees how Justin gets caught up in a world of corruption – including the kidnapping of his father.

Justin has previously revealed how he initially wanted to play the villain role in the new film and how he fell in love with The Script straight away.

He was also recently forced to quash claims he wanted to play The Riddler in a new Batman movie.

Check out the official trailer for Runner, Runner starring Ben Affleck and Justin Timberlake below:

The singer insisted his words had been misconstrued and he has no desire to portray a superhero on film.

Meanwhile, Justin will also be heading back to London this month for the iTunes Festival 2013.

He releases new album 'The 20/20 Experience 2 Of 2' on 30th September.