Justin Timberlake must think he was pretty damn good in his first major role in The Social Network--he wants an Oscar for it.
Sources say JT is hell bent on getting a nomination this year—so much that he’s willing to campaign for himself to get his hands on a little gold statue.
Sources tell the New York Post, "He's hell-bent on getting a nomination this year even though he has tough competition from his co-star Andrew Garfield.”
Justin Timberlake is a Big Movie Star
"Sony is footing the bill for advertising the awards campaign, but Justin is also doing things his own way, including attending Academy screenings on his own and privately reaching out to award winners and Academy darlings Tom Hanks and Kevin Spacey for campaigning advice."
Other guys who are getting a lot of early Oscar buzz are Geoffrey Rush for The King’s Speech and Christian Bale for his role in The Fighter which comes out later this month.
Justin is already on to his next film—he’s shooting Now, which also stars Amanda Seyfried and Olivia Wilde.
The noms don’t get announced til January—do you think Justin deserves to be nominated this year? Tell us what you think in the comments!