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Timberlake joins ‘Love Guru’

Crooner added to cast of Mike Myers comedy

Justin Timberlake has joined the cast of Mike Myers starrer “The Love Guru” for Paramount Pictures.

Cast also includes Jessica Alba, Romany Malco and Verne Troyer. Director Marco Schnabel begins shooting next month in Toronto from a script by Myers and Graham Gordy.

Spyglass Entertainment is co-financing the laffer, in which Myers plays his first original character since Austin Powers. Producers are Myers and Michael De Luca.

“Guru” reunites Myers and Timberlake, who worked together on “Shrek the Third.”

Storyline revolves around an American (Myers) raised by gurus on an Ashram in India. Returning to the U.S. to make a fortune in the self-help biz, his unorthodox methods are put to the test when he provides marriage counseling to a hockey star. The wife of the hockey star retaliates by starting to date a rival player (Timberlake).

Timberlake, who is on tour with his “Future Sex/Love Show,” which HBO will air on Labor Day, most recently appeared on the bigscreen in “Alpha Dog” and “Black Snake Moan.”

Exec producing “Guru” are Donald J. Lee, Jr., Roger Birnbaum and Gary Barber.

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