Justin Timberlake returns to 'Trolls' sequel

Justin Timberlake returns to 'Trolls' sequel

Justin Timberlake

Popstar Justin Timberlake is set to reprise his role as Branch in "Trolls World Tour" and will also serve as the executive music producer on the movie.

The Dreamworks Animation project is a sequel to the 2016 film "Trolls" and will hit the theatres in April 2020.

According to Billboard, Timberlake produced wrote and performed new original music for the film, assisted by Oscar-winning composer Ludwig Goransson.

Chris Stapleton, Kelly Clarkson, Anderson Paak, Mary J Blige, Anna Kendrick, George Clinton, and SZA will also be featured on the soundtrack.

Blige, Paak, Clarkson, J Balvin, Ozzy Osbourne, Ester Dean, George Clinton, Jamie Dornan, Gustavo Dudamel, and Charlyne Yi are part of the speaking and/or singing cast of the film.

The upcoming sequel will explore various music-based "tribes" -- Funk, Country, Techno, Classical, Pop, and Rock.