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Cannes: Justin Timberlake's slick new hairstyle (and why he'll soon go back to his curly roots)

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Justin Timberlake has come a long way from his boy band beginnings… and so has his hair.

JT reminded us just how much his look has evolved when he made an appearance at the Cannes Film Festival to promote his newest movie project. The “Suit & Tie” singer slicked his hair back into a Mad Men-style baby pompadour before taking the stage to talk about Spinning Gold, a biopic in which he’ll play legendary ’70s record executive Neil Bogart. Although Timberlake’s current coif is totally 2013, if the Spinning Gold promo poster is any indication, he’ll be going back to his naturally curly roots to play the role.

Remember when Justin Timberlake had curly hair? 

Fifteen years ago, Timberlake rocked frosted tips and tight curls as he toured the world with N*SYNC. Back then, there was an unfortunate cornrow phase and a dramatic buzz cut, but Timberlake’s tresses have since been straightened.

The follically gifted Timberlake is a natural to play Bogart, who had a thick and wavy head of hair. Unfortunately, while Spinning Gold has reportedly already been snapped up by Sony Worldwide, it’s not due to start filming until early 2014, so we’ll have to wait a while to see the transformation.

Until then, at least Bradley Cooper is keeping us entertained with the curly style he’s been sporting on the set of David Russell’s next film.

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