Justin Timberlake dropped some hints while walking the red carpet at the Academy Awards the other night that he might be heading back into the studio to work on a new album.

Timberlake, one of the stars of this years hit movie 'The Social Network',  hasn't released a solo album since 2006, he's been trying to kick start his acting career instead. But while talking to E! Justin mentioned the following.

"I think I may spend some time in the studio this summer, I'm unemployed right now, I haven't been hired for anything so I may hire myself to write some music...It's right around the corner."

Next up for Justin is a starring role with Mila Kunis in Friends With Benefits, which is released on July 22., check out the trailer: