Netflix Takes Worldwide Rights to Justin Timberlake Concert Film
Directed by Jonathan Demme, the film featuring the Las Vegas show on his '20/20 Experience' tour will have its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival.
Netflix has picked up worldwide rights to the Justin Timberlake concert film Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids, which will have its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival on Tuesday.
The film, directed by Jonathan Demme and produced by Gary Goetzman, features the final date on Timberlake's 20/20 Experience world tour in Las Vegas. Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids is a Playtone Production, with Rocco Caruso, H.H. Cooper, Rick Yorn, Johnny Wright and Michael Rapino sharing executive producer credits.
Live Nation Productions financed the film, which features Timberlake surrounded by The Tennessee Kids band members and performing as part of the singer’s 134-show tour that had him and his crew on the road for two years.
Demme is best known for directing The Silence of the Lambs and such concert docs as Talking Heads' Stop Making Sense and Neil Young's Heart of Gold.
Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids joins a Netflix original films lineup that includes The Fundamentals of Caring, starring Paul Rudd, Craig Roberts and Selena Gomez; Tallulah, starring Ellen Page and Allison Janney; the animated film The Little Prince, voiced by Jeff Bridges and Rachel McAdams; and XOXO, starring Sarah Hyland.
Watch the trailer for the film below.