Edison: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Actress Piper Perabo, who has starred in such features as Cheaper By The Dozen, Lost and Delirious and Coyote Ugly,will play the pop star's love interest in Edison, Timberlake's feature acting debut for Millennium Films/Emmett Furla Films.

The $25 million project, written and to be directed by David Burke, starts shooting Saturday in Vancouver. Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey and LL Cool J star in the story of a young journalist (Timberlake) who uncovers an elite unit of corrupt cops. Realizing he's in over his head, he makes an uneasy alliance with a burned-out reporter (Freeman) and the district attorney's ace investigator (Spacey). Rachel Spector and Katya Virshilaf round out the cast in supporting roles.

Brian B.