Following a well-received debut at the Toronto International Film Festival earlier this month, Netflix has unveiled a brand new trailer and poster for Justin Timberlake and The Tennessee Kids. The documentary centers around the titular actor and performer during the last concert of his 20/20 Experience tour at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena. “The Tennesse Kids” is the name of Timberlake’s official fan club, referencing his birthplace and upbringing in Memphis, Tennessee. See the trailer and one-sheet below…
Perhaps Timberlake has The Silence of the Lambs and Philadelphia director Jonathan Demme to thank for the largely positive reviews directed towards concert film, as he helmed the project. In 1984, Demme brought audiences Stop Making Sense, a concert movie for the rock group Talking Heads, and it is oftentimes hailed as one of the greatest rock movies ever made.
The trailer for the documentary shows the singer performing the biggest hit to come off of his 20/20 Experience album, “Mirrors,” which garnered a Grammy nomination during its year of release.
Later this year, Timberlake will be starring in Dreamworks Animation’s Trolls; he’ll be lending his voice to the movie as both an actor and a singer.
Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids is Directed by Academy Award® winner Jonathan Demme (The Silence of the Lambs, Neil Young: Heart of Gold) and produced by Emmy Award winner Gary Goetzman (Band of Brothers, John Adams). The Netflix Original Film showcases the entertainer’s final date of his 20/20 Experience World Tour at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Surrounded by the 25 band members of The Tennessee Kids and featuring show-stopping performances from one of the highest-grossing tours of the decade, the film is a culmination of the singer’s 134 shows and 2 years on the road.
Justin Timberlake and The Tennessee Kids is set to be made available for streaming on October 12th.