Rent: According to The Chicago Sun-Times, Justin Timberlake, fresh off Edison production, is in talks to star in a big screen adaptation of the Broadway musical, "Rent", which is being directed by Harry Potter director, Chris Columbus...
"There is a role for a pop star who can really sing, and Justin is dying to do it," Columbus confirmed to GLARE.
But Timberlake can't rest on his stardom. He will have to work to get the role. "I'm making everyone take screen tests, including Justin," Columbus said.
"I've been obsessed with the play for years. It's the best musical ever," Columbus said. "I also feel the message is really important in today's world."