Directed by Jonathan Demme, Oscar-winning director of The Silence Of The Lambs, the film captures the final night of Timberlake’s 20/20 Experience World Tour, which took place at Las Vegas’s MGM Grand Garden Arena in January 2015. The 134-date tour began in November 2013 and featured 12 dates in the UK including a pair of headline sets at V Festival in 2014.
The film, titled Justin Timberlake + the Tennessee Kids in recognition of the singer’s band, is set to debut on Netflix on Wednesday (October 12). It premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last month (September) to largely positive reviews.
Discussing Prince with E! News, Timberlake said: “His influence, and I have this in common with I think every musician of my generation and the generations to come, his influence is all over everyone’s music and there’s so much that I feel like I’ve maybe consciously and unconsciously borrowed from him that it felt… right. It just feels right to dedicate the film to him.”
Meanwhile, Demme said of Prince: “The film’s been blessed with that name and that spirit.” Watch the trailer for Justin Timberlake + the Tennessee Kids below.