Justin Timberlake Makes ‘Candy’ Cameo Alongside Jessica Biel


Jessica Biel & Justin Timberlake
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Costar couple! Justin TimberlakeHe teamed up his wife. Jessica BielHere are a few episodes from her new Hulu series. Candy.

The “Man of the Woods” crooner, 41, will make a cameo on the Thursday, May 12, and Friday, May 13, episodes of the limited series as a detective, Us Weekly Can confirm. The five-night television special premiered Monday, May 9th.

While he isn’t a main character, Timberlake will share a few scenes with his wife, 40, according to Hulu. (The couple married in 2012 and have two sons, Silas (7 years old) and Phineas (2 years).

Justin Timberlake Makes Cameo Wife Jessica Biels Hulu Drama Candy

Jessica Biel in ‘Candy.’
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CandyThis story is based on a true-life story of a 1980s Texas lady named Candy Montgomery(played in Biel), who brutally killed Betty GoreMelanie Lynskey). Candy killed her friend with an Axe, but she was later acquitted.

Lynskey (44), exclusively told Use ahead of the premiere what it was like having the former ‘NSync member on set, revealing that her husband, Jason RitterAs a second detective, he worked closely with him on the last few episodes.

“I didn’t get to have any scenes with him or work with him,” the New Zealand native confessed. “But my husband did because my husband’s the other detective in all the scenes with him.”

The Sweet Home Alabama actress, who shares a 3-year-old daughter with Ritter, 42, revealed that she “knew” her spouse was “having a great time” with Timberlake based on his off-camera demeanor.

“They became very good friends,” she told Use. “They were texting all the time, to the point where I was like, ‘Who are you texting?’ And he was like, ‘Justin!’ It was pretty cute. He had a great time.”

Lynskey added that the “few times” she met the “Cry Me a River” singer she thought he was a “sweetheart and [that] he and Jason are very cute together.”

The YellowjacketsActress, for her part bonded with Biel throughout filming CandyDespite the dark nature of subject material, they are still very much appreciated.

“Jessica’s just so great. She’s so great to talk to. We talked a lot about our lives, our kids, our husbands,” Lynskey told UseThe on-set vibes. “We [had]Play dates a few of the times [and] we went to the playground with our kids.”

She continued: “I just like and respect her so much. It was a pleasure. I love working with her.”

The final two episodes CandyHulu will air the program Thursday, May 12 at 12 a.m. and Friday, June 13 at 12:12 a.m. ET.

Leanne Aciz Ston reports

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