Justin Timberlake to star in Paramount comedy ‘The Love Guru’

Justin Timberlake has signed up to star in Paramount Pictures’ comedy ‘The Love Guru.’

Mike Myers, Jessica Alba, Romany Malco and Verne Troyer have already been cast.

The movie follows an American, played by Myers, who has been raised by gurus in India. When he returns to the USA he makes his living as a self-help guru. His talents are tested when he tries to give marriage guidance to a hockey star. Things don’t go to plan when the wife of the star dates a rival player.

Variety reports Timberlake will play the rival player.

Marco Schnabel is directing from a script by Myers and Graham Gordy.

Filming is due to start next month in Toronto.

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