Actress CHRISTINA RICCI split with boyfriend Adam Goldberg after filming with Justin Timberlake made her realise she wants a boyfriend who is as successful as the singer.

The Monster actress filmed BLACK SNAKE MOAN with Timberlake in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, and the two became close friends.

A set source tells US Weekly magazine, "She saw Justin doing all that he is doing and started to really like him. When she came back from filming she broke up with Adam and said she wanted more. Adam is furious about it."

The co-stars didn't become romantically involved, but the friendship caused Ricci to re-evaluate her three-year relationship with the Saving Private Ryan actor.

The actress has put the Los Angeles home they shared on the market for $3.1 million (GBP1.72 million).