The “Man of the Woods” crooner, 41, will make a cameo on the Thursday, May 12, and Friday, May 13, episodes of the restricted collection as a detective, Us Weekly can affirm. The five-night tv occasion premiered on Monday, May 9.
While he isn’t a major character, Timberlake will share a number of scenes together with his spouse, 40, in keeping with Hulu. (The real-life couple, who wed in 2012, share sons Silas, 7, and Phineas, 2.)
Candy is a based mostly on the real-life story surrounding a Eighties Texas housewife named Candy Montgomery (performed by Biel), who brutally murdered her buddy Betty Gore (Melanie Lynskey). Although Candy killed her buddy with an ax, she was later acquitted of homicide.
Lynskey, 44, solely informed Us forward of the premiere what it was like having the former ‘NSync member on set, revealing that her husband, Jason Ritter, labored carefully with him as a second detective on the previous couple of episodes.
“I didn’t get to have any scenes with him or work with him,” the New Zealand native confessed. “But my husband did because my husband’s the other detective in all the scenes with him.”
The Sweet Home Alabama actress, who shares a 3-year-old daughter with Ritter, 42, revealed that she “knew” her partner was “having a great time” with Timberlake based mostly on his off-camera demeanor.
“They became very good friends,” she informed Us. “They were texting all the time, to the point where I was like, ‘Who are you texting?’ And he was like, ‘Justin!’ It was pretty cute. He had a great time.”
Lynskey added that the “few times” she met the “Cry Me a River” singer she thought he was a “sweetheart and [that] he and Jason are very cute together.”
“Jessica’s just so great. She’s so great to talk to. We talked a lot about our lives, our kids, our husbands,” Lynskey informed Us of the on set vibes. “We [had] play dates a couple of times [and] we went to the playground with our kids.”
She continued: “I just like and respect her so much. So it was just a pleasure. I love working with her.”
The last two episodes of Candy air on Hulu Thursday, May 12 and Friday, May 13 at 12 a.m. ET.
With reporting by Leanne Aciz Stanton