well you can buy the movie now on iTunes!
along with your purchase you can get the dvd extras as part of the early release special. check out captures and videos below from Justin’s latest release Runner Runner.
Runner Runner iTunes extras
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Sci-Fi epic set a new October record with $55.5 million, while Timberlake’s ‘Runner Runner’ brought in just $7.6 million.
The weight of “Gravity” was just too heavy for Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck over the weekend.
Filmmaker Alfonso Cuaron’s sci-fi epic crushed the box office record for October with a $55.5 million weekend, displacing 2011′s “Paranormal Activity 3″ and providing career-best openings for Sandra Bullock and George Clooney in the process.
Remaining at a beyond impressive 98 percent on Rotten Tomatoes “Tomatometer” as the weekend concluded, “Gravity” enjoyed the combination of critical consensus and word of mouth about its impressive 3-D IMAX visuals.
3-D ticket sales accounted for 71 percent of that $55.5 million total, with IMAX showings contributing roughly 20 percent. In addition to the heavy-duty emotional work poured into the performances (Bullock recently talked about that scene with MTV News), there are many other noteworthy facts to consider surrounding its record breaking weekend. The movie isn’t a sequel, or remake or an adaptation. The female lead is 49 years old; the male lead is 52.
Bullock’s previous career-best opening was just a few months ago, when the action-comedy “Heat” started with $39.1 million. Clooney’s new #2 stretches all the way back to 1997′s ill-fated “Batman and Robin,” which kicked off with $42.8 million.
Ben Affleck will step inside the Batman suit in 2015′s followup to “Man of Steel,” but for now, he’ll have to look forward to next year’s release of “Gone Girl” (directed by David Fincher) and his own adaptation of Dennis Lehane’s “Live By Night” (which Affleck co-wrote and will both direct and star in) because there isn’t much to celebrate about “Runner Runner” now.
Despite the star power of Justin Timberlake and Affleck and an association with producer Leonardo DiCaprio, “Runner Runner” stumbled with one of the worst openings ever for a movie debuting on more than 3,000 screens (the #1 record for that belongs to “Hoot,” which featured future Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. Clark Gregg in a small role). “Runner Runner” made just $7.6 million at the domestic box office. In stark contrast with “Gravity,” the gambling drama sat at just 8 percent on Rotten Tomatoes on Sunday.
With “Runner Runner” barely reaching #3, that left the #2 spot wide open for last week’s champ, “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2.” The kid-friendly sequel made another $21.5 million for a two week total of $60.5 million. Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal’s “Prisoners” was #4 with $5.7 million got a three week total near $48 million. Chris Hemsworth’s 1970s-set racing drama “Rush” rounded out the Top 5 with $4.4 million for a somewhat lackluster total domestic gross of $18 million.
Justin asks Anthony some questions. Pretty funny.
here’s part two of the interview Justin did with Matt last week during his Vegas trip to promote Runner Runner.
please credit woj for the video! (i couldnt upoad it to woj’s server for some reason, so i uploaded it to our facebook)
when i woke up today my dad was like did you watch the today show this morning, jt married matt from the today show. as usual i thought my dad was crazy….. until i found this lol.
Justin Timberlake stars as college student Richie Furst in the new movie, Runner Runner, which premieres in Las Vegas tonight.
To pay his Princeton tuition Furst gets involved in the world of online poker. He wins big, but is ripped off by gaming mogul Ivan Block, played by Ben Affleck. When he learns that the scamming site is hosted out of a remote island, he jets off to confront Block.
His anger towards Block quickly disappears after Block introduces him to his glamorous inside world. But the FBI has been keeping an eye on Block and Furst’s move to Costa Rica seems like the perfect time to gain an informant. FBI Agent Zbysko, played by Anthony Mackie, is willing to do just about anything to take Block down.
On the way to Runner Runner’s premiere in Las Vegas, Justin Timberlake and Anthony Mackie stopped by the Planet Hollywood Hotel to have a Google Hangout with reporters and editors from several college newspapers.
What attracted Timberlake and Mackie to their roles was the change from the characters they usually play.
“It was kind of nice to be on the other side … I’ve never played the kind of guy that was in the eye of the storm things, everything is kind of happening to, versus the instigator,” Timberlake said.
“For me, I wanted to do the movie because it’s different that everything I’ve done before. I’ve never really been able to be an off the handle crazy cop guy and it was in Puerto Rico and I love rum, so I was like I can be in Puerto Rico and drink rum,” Mackie said.
Although Timberlake never went to college himself, he didn’t think playing a college student would be that difficult.
“I just drank a lot of beer, that’s all you really do in college, right? You just drink a lot of beer and run around flipping the bird,” Timberlake said.
Mackie then proceeded to give reporters a detailed description on how to properly “flip the bird.”
Timblerlake may not have been required to take writing 121, but he did spend a lot of time researching online poker and gaming to prepare for his role. He said he didn’t know much about that world before getting involved with the movie.
Runner Runner is produced by well-known actor Leonardo DiCaprio. Although DiCaprio wasn’t directly involved in much day-to-day production of the movie, just having his name connected to the film was enough for Timberlake.
“He wasn’t on set,” Timberlake said. “When you’re looking at a script and you see someone like that is a producer on it, you feel, and I think I can speak for Anthony as well, you feel like ‘Well that project’s going to be taken care of.’”
You can watch Timberlake and Mackie in their new roles starting October 4th.