Justin Timberlake signed on to star within the new Trolls film as a result of he wished to set a superb instance for his goddaughters.
The singer/actor performs Department within the film, which got here out earlier this month, however he explains he was initially reluctant to signal on to the movie as a result of he thought it will lack substance.
Nevertheless, he finally dedicated to the film as a result of he came upon it featured a feminine lead character.
“I’ve a son who’s nearly two, however my greatest good friend has two daughters, so I’ve two goddaughters,” he advised The Hollywood Reporter. “And I believe I used to be afraid to enter Trolls as a result of I used to be like, ‘Nicely, there’s most likely going to be extra frivolity to it than substance’.”
“However then I regarded on the story and I am like, ‘Wait, maintain on, we’ve got a feminine protagonist that has a stomach, loopy hair’ — and interested by my two goddaughters and what girls should undergo from such a younger age of being ashamed of their physique and their look,” he added. “And I am like, ‘Wait, she’s a troll!’ For younger females to get to see that, I used to be like, ‘Whoa, that is not frivolous in any respect. That is so vital.’ And what a cool manner into getting them into the theatre — ‘I wanna be like Princess Poppy, not Barbie’.”
And he was thrilled he was additionally in a position to share the movie together with his younger son Silas.
“One of many perks of doing this movie was I received to stream it early for my son and he already is aware of all of the characters,” he advised lately advised Ellen DeGeneres. “He is aware of, like, 12 completely different characters. He is a genius. He actually is, you’ll be able to clap for him… He loves Trolls.”