In case you'd forgotten, Justin Timberlake has been acting for about as long as he's been singing and dancing. The Mickey Mouse Club, anyone? In spite of years of putting in work, Timberlake is still struggling to be taken seriously as a leading man. Why? Because he chooses starring roles that look awful. And his role on Runner Runner, out this weekend, is no exception.
When will Timberlake finally be considered Oscar worthy? Only time and a more discerning talent agent will tell. It's not like dude doesn't have the chops. This is the evolution of Justin Timberlake, thespian.