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The week in film: Johnny Depp and Justin Timberlake

October 28, 2011 |  4:28 pm

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While "Puss in Boots" will win the box-office crown this weekend,  two other new releases will provide some of the most compelling storylines. "In Time" will serve as the latest notch on the acting resume of Justin Timberlake, who continues his career reinvention from singer to actor. Meanwhile, Johnny Depp will try to prove that he can still work his quirky magic in a smaller, more independent film when he opens "The Rum Diary."

The Times' Nicole Sperling and Steven Zeitchik break down the careers of two of the more magnetic, and complicated, entertainment personalities working today.

 

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Photo: Justin Timberlake in "In Time." Credit:  20th Century Fox

 

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