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‘Candy’: Jessica Biel on Justin Timberlake’s Surprise Role on True-Crime Series (Exclusive)

Jessica Biel shares how she and Justin Timberlake keep their marriage alive (EXCLUSIVE)

Additionally, Melanie Lynskey’s husband, Jason Ritter, also appears on the Hulu limited series. 

Feather candy, Hulu’s true-crime series about the murder of Betty Gore, starring Jessica Biel as accused ax murderer Candy Montgomery, with Justin Timberlake in a surprise appearance as Deputy Steve Defibaugh in episode four, “Cover Girl,” Appeared who were real-life cops. criminal investigation. Timberlake, of course, isn’t the only spouse to appear in the series. Jason Ritter, Melanie Lynskey’s husband who plays Betty, appears in the limited series as Timberlake’s partner.

Speaking to ET, Biel and Lynskey revealed how their husband ended up in the final two episodes candy and joked about Timberlake and Ritter’s onscreen bromance as the two cops try to figure out who is responsible for Betty’s death.

As Beale explains, Timberlake was reading the script, “because I was always asking him for his opinion on whatever he was doing,” when he asked who was supposed to portray the deputy. “He said, ‘Oh, who’s playing this character?’ I said, ‘Oh, I don’t know, maybe a local. We don’t have any money left,'” recalls the actress, who also serves as executive producer on the series. “And he goes, ‘ I want to play it.'”

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“The Justin news came first and I thought it was great. Obviously, he’s going to bring a certain interest to the project from his fan base,” says Pablo Schreiber, who portrays Betty’s husband, Alan. “And for people who are married to work together and on the same set, it’s like one big family.”

Once Timberlake was added to the cast, co-creator and showrunner Robin Wyeth was inspired to cast Ritter after seeing a photo of him donning a mustache. “Robin was like, ‘Wow, Jason looks like he’s in his 80s,'” Lynskey recalled. “She was inspired by his cool, edgy fireman looks of the ’80s.”

Schreiber says, “It felt like we were a repertory theater company or something, you know, all husbands and wives to support. And that was amazing. So, I was really happy when the casting came out. “

Sadly, Ritter’s mustache didn’t make it into the series (“he had to lose the stache anyway,” says Linsky), but that didn’t hinder his onscreen relationship with Timberlake. The two have a great rapport, which is best demonstrated during the interrogation scene with Candy.

“They were so great together. Obviously, Jason is a comedic genius and Justin is in his own right. And it was amazing to see the way they relate to each other and the work they do,” Beale it is said.

The chemistry they display in the series is reflected in real life as well. “The two of them had become besties,” Beale revealed, adding that they text all the time, Linsky said. [and] There was a lot of discussion about his character. In addition, there were long phone calls. ,

When it comes to their bromance, Biel says, “It was so sweet.”


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