Justin Timberlake to star as game show host Chuck Barris in new Apple TV+ series – Music News


Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty PicturesJustin Timberlake has lined up his subsequent appearing gig for Apple TV+.

Deadline studies the 40-year-old singer/actor has been tapped to play Gong Present host Chuck Barris for an as-yet-untitled hour-long drama collection.

The present can be primarily based on Barris’ 1984 memoir Confessions of a Harmful Thoughts, by which he claimed his job as a recreation present creator and host within the ‘60s and ‘70s was only a entrance for his actual job as a CIA murderer. Barris created such recreation present classics as The Courting Recreation and The Newlywed Recreation.

The e-book was beforehand made right into a 2002 movie of the identical identify that was directed by George Clooney and starred Sam Rockwell as Barris.

Justin’s new function comes on the heels of his different Apple TV+ undertaking, the movie Palmer, which was launched in January.

By Andrea Tuccillo
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