Justin Timberlake will provide the voice for a new character in "Shrek 3," the next sequel to DreamWorks' animated ogre franchise.

Justin Timberlake will provide the voice for a new character in "Shrek 3," the next sequel to DreamWorks' animated ogre franchise. The recording artist-turned actor will play a young King Arthur, or "Artie," King Harold's rebellious nephew, in the film, which is due in 2007.

Timberlake's girlfriend, Cameron Diaz, is the voice of Princess Fiona, Shrek's wife. It will be the job of Shrek, played by Mike Myers, to teach Timberlake's character to act like royalty.

Timberlake, 24, appears in two upcoming films, "Edison," starring Kevin Spacey and Morgan Freeman, and "Alpha Dog," starring Bruce Willis. As previously reported, the 'N Sync member gone solo also appears on the forthcoming Black Eyed Peas album, "Monkey Business."


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