Timberlake Joins Myers, Alba In 'Love Guru'
Justin Timberlake has joined the cast of the new Mike Myers comedy "The Love Guru," which also stars Jessica Alba, Romany Malco and Verne Troyer. The Paramount Pictures/Spyglass Entertainment film opeJustin Timberlake has joined the cast of the new Mike Myers comedy "The Love Guru," which also stars Jessica Alba, Romany Malco and Verne Troyer. The Paramount Pictures/Spyglass Entertainment film opens June 20, 2008, and will begin shooting next month in Toronto.
Timberlake previously teamed with Myers as part of the voice ensemble for "Shrek the Third." In "The Love Guru," he will play a professional hockey player named Jacques Grande.
Myers will play Pitka, an American who was left at the gates of an Indian ashram as a child and raised by gurus. After moving back to the U.S., he gains fame in the world self-help and spirituality, specializing in settling intimacy issues between couples.
Pitka winds up attempting to settle a dispute between hockey Darren Roanoke (Malco) and his estranged wife. After the split, Roanoke's wife starts dating Grande (Timberlake), threatening her husband's career. Alba plays Jane Bullard, the team's owner, while Troyer plays Coach Cherkov.