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Netflix Acquires Global Rights to Jonathan Demme’s ‘Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids’

Streaming Begins on October 12

Netflix has acquired global rights to the performance film, “Justin Timberlake + The Tennessee Kids,” which will be available for streaming on Oct. 12 and have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on Tuesday, September 13, 2016.

Directed by Academy Award winner Jonathan Demme (“The Silence of the Lambs,” “Neil Young: Heart of Gold”) and produced by Gary Goetzman (“Olive Kitteridge,” “Mamma Mia!”), the Netflix Original Film showcases the entertainer’s final date of his 20/20 Experience World Tour at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Surrounded by the 25 band members of The Tennessee Kids and featuring performances from one of the highest-grossing tours of the decade, the film is a culmination of the singer’s 134 shows and 2 years on the road.

Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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