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5 Things We Learned From the Trailer For Britney Spears' Lifetime Movie

This trailer has everything: K-Fed, Justin Timberlake, sparkly unitards and even bald Britney. Here, five things we learned from the new trailer for the unauthorized Britney Spears biopic, Britney Ever After

The Britney Spears Lifetime movie trailer has everything: K-Fed, Justin Timberlake, and so much sequins.

Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake and her abs go for a pap walk in the new Britney Spears biopic. (Photo: Lifetime Canada)

A trailer for the deliciously bananas unauthorized Britney Spears Lifetime movie Britney Ever After just dropped and TBH, we’re living for it. They managed to squeeze so much into 30 seconds (K-Fed! JT! So. much. sequins!), revealing just how much of Brit’s life the movie covers—yes, they tackle that unforgettable head-shaving, umbrella-wielding 2007 day when the pop star reached her breaking point. Sure, some diehard fans are not here for the casting—one YouTuber commented “they had no right to do it she looks nothing like britney spears!!”—but we have to admit, we can’t wait to see this one. Here are our five takeaways from the Britney Ever After trailer to tide you over before the biopic hits Lifetime Canada on Feb. 18.

The Britney Spears Lifetime movie trailer has everything: K-Fed, Justin Timberlake, and so much sequins. 1. JT shows up
Nathan Keyes is pretty darn cute but we’re thinking he’ll need to slide into a wig of Justin’s early aughts yellow-blonde curls before we buy the resemblance.

The Britney Spears Lifetime movie trailer has everything: K-Fed, Justin Timberlake, and so much sequins.
2. And so does K-Fed 

Who could forget that white lace bridal mini and veil ensemble a momentarily brunette Britney donned to marry back-up dancer Kevin Federline? #Iconic. Also, at least in this shot, Vancouver actor Clayton Chitty‘s cheek and big diamond studs are giving major K-Fed vibes.

The Britney Spears Lifetime movie trailer has everything: K-Fed, Justin Timberlake, and so much sequins.

3. The actress who plays Britney has got her voice and accent nailed
From the southern drawl to the slightly childlike pitch, Australian actress Natasha Bassett certainly sounds like our gal Brit Brit. The facial resemblance may not be spot-on but that’s nothing a few ratty crimped blonde extensions can’t fix. (Britney, we love you no matter what your hair looks like but, girl.) We’ll wait to see how she dances with a python before making our final casting judgement.

The Britney Spears Lifetime movie trailer has everything: K-Fed, Justin Timberlake, and so much sequins.
4. Speaking of dancing, there’s lots of it 
YAAASSSSSSSS. Praying to the Lifetime gods that they recreate at least one of her legendary VMA performances.

The Britney Spears Lifetime movie trailer has everything: K-Fed, Justin Timberlake, and so much sequins.
5. They really get into Britney’s meltdown
We’ll wait to see how sensitively this one is handled on-screen because ten years after her head-shaving and umbrella-wielding breakdown, it’s crystal clear that the mental health and addiction issues Britney was dealing with—no to mention incessant paparazzi harassment—were def no joke.

Watch the full trailer here: 

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