Justin Timberlake Was Paid For His “Sweet” Cameo in Wigs and Prosthetics

Justin Timberlake actually wasn’t a diva through the filming of “Sweet.” The singer and occasional actor just lately made an unexpected appearance in two episodes of Hulu’s true-crime collection “Candy,” which stars his spouse, Jessica Biel. Because it seems, Timberlake fought onerous for the position of deputy sheriff Steve Deffibaugh and was prepared to simply accept uncommon cost for it.

Biel, who can also be an govt producer for the present, informed Entertainment Weekly that Timberlake obtained the concept for his cameo whereas studying and providing suggestions on the script. Biel, nonetheless, informed him that they did not have the price range to pay a star of his caliber for the position of Deffibaugh. “We informed him, ‘We won’t pay you,’ and he goes, ‘I do not care about getting paid. I simply need you to pay for my wig, and I would like my prosthetic stomach,'” she mentioned. “We have been like, ‘That we are able to do.'”

Biel performs accused murderer Candy Montgomery reverse Melanie Lynskey as sufferer Betty Gore. Funnily sufficient, Lynskey’s husband, Jason Ritter, additionally seems within the present as deputy Denny Reese. Lynskey credited the casting to a mustache Ritter occurred to develop earlier than filming, which caught the eye of “Sweet” cocreator Robin Veith. “Robin was like, ‘Wait a minute. He seems very interval acceptable,'” Lynskey mentioned. “He needed to shave the mustache off ultimately, as a result of they have been like, not everybody may have mustaches, however Robin had a bit of flash of inspiration.”

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