Given the amount of expressiveness required for music videos, it is not surprising that many of today’s music stars are also good actors. However, professional acting in films is a different ball game, and not every musician can make the cut. Some, however, are brave enough to make the transition and are able to nab some lucrative film roles. Here are 11 success stories of musicians turned actors.
1. Justin Timeberlake’s Transition Into Film
Timberlake has a whopping nine Grammy Awards to his name, and is undoubtedly one of the most successful commercial singers. However, recently his focus has shifted to acting in films like Social Network, Friends with Benefits and Bad Teacher. Must be that training he got from the Mickey Mouse Club.
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