Even only a few months in the past, followers would’ve assumed they had been being trolled if information broke that *NSYNC was again collectively once more on a pink carpet. However in November of 2023, it’s true: The boy band reunited on the premiere of latest animated movie Trolls Band Together, to which the 5 guys contributed their first track in twenty years, “Higher Place.”
Justin Timberlake, a Trolls franchise veteran whose soundtrack hit “Can’t Cease the Feeling!” topped the Billboard Hot 100 in 2016, was joined by his bandmates Lance Bass, JC Chasez, Chris Kirkpatrick and Joey Fatone on the TCL Chinese language Theatre in Hollywood Wednesday evening (Nov. 15). Wanting sharp in an assortment of blazer jackets, they squeezed in for full-band photos on the occasion’s purple carpet, the place Trolls stars Anna Kendrick, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Eric André, Ron Funches, Camila Cabello and Zooey Deschanel additionally struck poses.
The occasion marks
Timberlake, Bass, Chasez, Kirkpatrick and Fatone have been stoking the fires of their reunion since September, once they shocked followers by reuniting on the VMAs and introduced Taylor Swift with the award for finest pop. Even the “Anti-Hero” singer couldn’t assist however marvel what was coming subsequent for the “Bye Bye Bye” singers, utilizing her acceptance speech to ask, “Are you doing one thing? What’s going to occur now?”
Later that month, the band dropped “Higher Place,” which debuted at No. 25 on the Scorching 100. Apart from a string of press appearances, together with Sean Evans’ Scorching Ones sequence, the blokes haven’t achieved a lot else – largely due to the Hollywood strike, which prohibited them from selling new initiatives, as Bass defined in a recent interview. (The actors strike ended Nov. 8.)
The excellent news is, Bass thinks “Higher Place” is simply the start for *NSYNC’s new chapter. “I don’t see this as our very last thing,” he informed Entertianment Weekly. “Due to this strike, I really feel like we owe it to the followers once more to rectify this and do one thing else.”
Trolls Band Collectively hits theaters Friday (Nov. 17).