Justin Timberlake’s drama Palmer premieres on Apple TV+ in January

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Justin Timberlake learns to be a dad in Palmer, coming soon to Apple TV+.
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The next star-powered movie on Apple TV+ will put Justin Timberlake in the spotlight. He’ll star in Palmer as a former prisoner determined to put his life back together. The film will debut on Apple’s streaming service in late January.

Watch a trailer now:

Justin Timberlake shows his acting chops in Palmer

Palmer is the story of a former college football phenomenon (played by Timberlake) who, after a stint in prison, returns to his hometown to get his life back on track. Then he finds himself suddenly in charge of a young boy who has been abandoned by his wayward mother. Soon, everything goes off the rails when his past comes back to haunt him.

Timberlake rose to fame as the youngest member of singing group NSYNC, and went on to win two Grammy awards for his solo work. He’s acted as well, most frequently taking voice-over parts in movies like Trolls World Tour and Shrek the Third.

Along with Timberlake, the movie stars Juno Temple, Academy Award nominee June Squibb, Alisha Wainwright and introduces Ryder Allen.

Palmer is coming exclusively to Apple TV+ on January 29, 2021.

Apple TV+ offers many star-studded shows and movies

Apple appears to understand that star power runs Hollywood. The company keeps making deals with big names to bring movies and shows to its streaming service.

Bill Murray and Rashida Jones starred in the comedy On the Rocks on Apple TV+ this autumn. Before that, Tom Hanks starred in Greyhound, a historical drama about World War II. And The Banker, starring Anthony Mackie and Samuel L. Jackson, debuted on Apple TV+ this spring.