Who was almost starring alongside Ewan McGregor? (Picture: LucasFilm)We virtually lived in a world the place NSYNC formally appeared within the Star Wars universe, however destiny sadly intervened to disclaim us the enjoyment.
Chris Kirkpatrick, JC Chasez, and Joey Fatone sang alongside Justin Timberlake and Lance Bass within the well-liked boyband who first fashioned in 1995.
The top of their fame coincided with the discharge of the Star Wars prequel movies, which advised the story of how Anakin Skywalker turned villain Darth Vader.
And NSYNC virtually, virtually performed an element within the second movie within the trilogy, Attack of the Clones, which might have seen them starring alongside Ewan McGregor.
During an episode of Hot Ones, the YouTube collection that sees celebrities interviewed whereas consuming spicy rooster wings, the lads revealed all.
‘We have been the three! It by no means made it to the display,’ Kirkpatrick stated, revealing that they even received to put on Jedi robes and combat in a typical Star Wars battle scene.
We have been so, so shut! (Pictures: Getty)Timberlake, who was a starting his profession as a solo artist round this time, apparently admitted that he was jealous of the others to not have been featured.
Timberlake later recalled the incident: ‘I feel I keep in mind us getting a name like, “You’re by no means going to imagine what occurred”. Me and Lance have been so b******t.’
However, earlier than the ultimate minimize, NSYNC’s look within the movie was eliminated, with the band speculating that it was to keep away from backlash from severe Star Wars followers.
NSYNC have introduced new music for the primary time in 20 years (Picture: Reuters)
Were NSYNC minimize from the Battle of Geonosis? (Pictures: LucasFilm)‘I’ve requested Rick McCallum, the [film’s] producer: “Where’s the footage?” as a result of I do know he has it. So let’s get that footage please. I wanna see it!’
They advised Huffington Post in 2015: ‘They simply didn’t wish to should take care of [the backlash] , so they simply principally minimize the scene out.’
During their profession, NSYNC achieved six high 10 singles within the UK and landed a primary within the States with It’s Gonna Be Me.
Earlier this month, they introduced their first new music in virtually 20 years forward of the discharge of Timberlake’s upcoming animated film Trolls Band Together.
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