NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)- The stars came out on Saturday night to the Entergy IMAX Theater at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas for a special screening at the New Orleans Film Festival for the new Jessica Biel flick, "The Book of Love."
This movie was filmed in New Orleans and is directed by Biel's friend, Bill Purple. Biel was also a producer, as was Bill Purple's wife. The movie stars Biel, Jason Sudeikis, Orlando Jones and Maisie Williams.
"The Book of Love" is an inspiring story about overcoming grief and loss and finding your way. The film was shot in 2015 during Mardi Gras. Biel was pregnant with with her first child Silas at the time. Silas is the first child for Biel and her husband, mega-star Justin Timberlake. Silas was born in April of 2015.
Timberlake made an appearance at the New Orleans Film Fest for Biel. He didn't do red-carpet interviews. He was just there for support. Timberlake also composed the musical score for "The Book of Love." Jessica jokingly said her husband basically had to do the music, or else.
"The Book of Love" is expected to hit theaters in early 2017.
For more information on the New Orleans Film Festival, which lasts through Thursday, October 20, click HERE.