Justin Timberlake is said to be in talks to star in The Last Drop as an alcoholic food critic living in New York.

The Trouble with the Curve actor is eyeing up the leading role in the romantic comedy drama to be directed by Peter Sollett, according to Variety.

The film centres on a young man from New York with alcohol problems who finds a woman he falls in love with.

During their dates, his character realises that he must overcome his addiction in order to have a successful relationship with her.

The movie has been written by Brandon and Phil Murphy.

Timberlake is currently lining up roles in Inside Llewyn Davis and Runner, Runner alongside Ben Affleck and Gemma Arterton.