The New York Post talked to *NSYNC’s Lance Bass and Joey Fatone ahead of the ‘On the Line’ release Friday. Lance says he takes acting seriously, “I’m one of those critical people who hates seeing musicians cross over into acting and embarrass themselves. That’s what I definitely do not want to do.”
The Inquirer’s Steven Rea talked to *NSYNC’s Lance Bass at the premiere of ‘On The Line’ and he addressed potential reaction from critics saying, “Of course the critics are going to be there. You know, ‘musicians can’t act’ and that kind of stuff, but we did it for ourselves and we did it for our fans, and I think it’s a great movie, a good-quality movie.”
‘On The Line’ Cast Visit Ricki Lake
October 23, 2001 – When Ricki Lake put out the word that it was giving away a chance to hang with *NSYNC’s Lance Bass and Joey Fatone, the response was overwhelming. On Thursday, October 25, four frenzied finalists put it all “on the line” — braving the repercussions of their confessions to someone they secretly wronged and the judgement of Ricki Lake’s national viewing audience — for the chance to rub shoulders with their favorite stars.
More Lance Kissy-Kissy Talk
October 23, 2001 – Katrillion talked to *NSYNC’s Lance Bass about the much hyped kissing scene he had with co-star Emmanuelle Chriqui in ‘On The Line’. Bass says, “I’ll admit it, we were going for MTV’s (Movie Award for) Best Kiss,” adding “It was cool, but strange as there are 1,000 people cheering and screaming at you while you are doing it … It feels unnatural because they (the movie crew) are telling you to move your neck every which way.”
Lance Says *NSYNC Can’t Last Forever
October 22, 2001 – In a quote basically contrary to what he was quoted saying last week, *NSYNC’s Lance Bass told Entertainment Weekly, “*NSYNC can’t last forever. Hopefully, we’ve got another good 10 years ahead of us.” Because of this, Lance is keen on acting saying, “I just think with the acting, there’s not a time limit on it. That’s why I want to get into this – I love to entertain, and this lives forever.”
Emmanuelle Chriqui Loves Lance Bass’ Lips
October 18, 2001 – Worldpop reports Lance Bass’ ‘On the Line’ co-star Emmanuelle Chriqui is giving her thoughts on the on-screen kiss with the *NSYNC star. Chriqui admits, “I’ve had to tell all my friends dozens of times, Lance’s lips are soft and wonderful just like he is. Lance is so young and he has such enormous fame, yet he is real, quietly ambitious, inspiring and down-to-earth.”
Bill Zwecker of the Chicago Sun Times talked to Lance Bass Wednesday as the *NSYNC and now movie star was at the W Hotel in Chicago to promote the Chicago based ‘On the Line.’ Lance said he’s now got the acting bug admitting, “At the beginning of this project I knew I was really going to be into producing films, but I didn’t realize how much I loved doing the acting–being on the set. Now I’m so excited. I can’t wait to do the next one.”
Lance Bass Says He’d Enlist For War
October 17, 2001 – Lance Bass told Entertainment Tonight he’s willing to leave his *NSYNC bandmates and help the military in the war on terrorism if called upon. Bass revealed, “I’ll be the first one to go. I would definitely serve my country.”
Bass Bruised By Bull
October 14, 2001 – US Weekly reports *NSYNC’s Lance Bass has admitted to being injured after he and Joey Fatone went to a bullfight with some female friends in Cancun Mexico. Bass admits after somehow being urged into the ring and becoming a target for a bull, “The horns never went in me, but he did bruise a few ribs.” Now Lance has a new insurer but says, “For a year, I can’t fight a bull.”
Lance Bass Says *NSYNC Avoided ‘Boys’ Moniker
October 12, 2001 – Lance Bass was on with Conan O’Brien last night where after being prodded by Conan to talk bad about *NSYNC’s rival, the Backstreet Boys, and how having ‘Boys’ in their name now looks bad for the group admitted, “When we were coming with the name, I swear to you that is exactly what we said.” adding, “We had to have a name, so when we’re like, you know, 40 or something, we don’t come out as…”
Lance Spotted with Girlfriend at Standard Lounge
October 11, 2001 – E! Online’s Ted Cassablanca reports *NSYNC’s Lance Bass was spotted at Standard Lounge with a date by his side, though they didn’t stay long as Lance had to go to a press junket the next morning at 9 a.m.
Overture.com has its top Lance Bass related search queries for the month of September posted, and ‘Lance Bass’ [the one word ‘Lancebass’ was also combined in the results] with 12,719 searches. This compares with just over 30,000 searches for Justin Timberlake. Lance’s actual first name James was searched much less in the queries, as was his full middle name ‘Lansten.’
Joey And Lance Promote In Chicago
October 9, 2001 – The Loup and Miramax are bringing Hollywood glamor and Lance Bass and Joey Fatone of *NSYNC to Chicago, where a lucky crowd of teens will be able to mingle with them at an exclusive celebrity-studded event. The party, set to take place on October 17 at the windy city’s hip White Star Lounge, will mark the official introduction of The Loup’s teen phone network in Chicago while also showcasing the upcoming Miramax release “On the Line,” starring both Lance and Joey. The Loup is the premier teen community accessed via the telephone, combining free services such as voicemail and chat rooms with entertainment content, teen-interest news and information.
Lance Bass will be on Late Night with Conan O’Brien on Thursday. Conan’s other guest will be SNL’s Chris Kattan. Joey Fatone will be on the Late Show with Craig Kilborn on Friday. Craig’s other guests are Laura Harring and musical guest, Nickelback. Both guys are on with Rosie O’Donnell today, with Nelly Furtado as musical guest.
On The Line Promo Appearance Photos
October 8, 2001 – WireImage.com has 15 photos of NSYNC’s Lance Bass and Joey Fatone along with Emmanuelle Chriqui from Macy’s Herald Square in New York City today to promote their upcoming film “On The Line.”
Lance wore a white t-shirt with a red collar to the event, while Joey had on an ‘On The Line’ t-shirt with a jean jacket upon arrival.
Check them out here.
Meet Lance And Joey On Ricki Lake
October 1, 2001 – The Ricki Lake show is holding a contest where four fans with the best answer to the question, “What would you do to meet Lance Bass and Joey Fatone?” will get to meet the two members of *NSYNC in person on “Ricki Lake” this Friday.
The Ricki Lake Show is taking calls at 1-800-467-4251 and Web applications under the “Be a Guest” banner at the website on Monday (today) and Tuesday.
Britton: Lance Bass Perfect For ‘On The Line’ Role
September 21, 2001 – Indianapolis Star movie critic Bonnie Britton had some pretty good things to say about the Lance Bass starring film On The Line giving the flick 2 1/2 stars in her review. Britton says “Bass is sweet and perfectly suited to the role of a nice shy guy who gets what’s coming to him.”
Original Buffy Slaying NSYNC’s Bass?
September 21, 2001 – The Star reports *NSYNC’s Lance Bass is heating it up with 31 year old Buffy the Vampire Slayer movie star Kristy Swanson. The tab reports Swanson has dumped Alan Thicke as she’s “tired of dating older men who lack the stamina to keep up with her” according to an insider.
The tracks on the soundtrack to the Lance Bass and Joey Fatone starring movie ‘On The Line’ were announced and include performances by *NSYNC, Britney Spears, and even a Joey Fatone solo effort.
The track listing for “On The Line” is as follows:
1. On The Line – On The Line Allstars (Lance Bass, Joey Fatone, Mandy Moore and True Vibe)
2. That Girl (Will Never Be Mine) – *NSYNC
3. Under You – Trickside
4. Don’t Look Down – BB Mak
5. Let’s Stay Together – Al Green
6. Let Me Be – Britney Spears
7. Falling – *NSYNC
8. Do You C What I C? – Vitamin C
9. Ready To Fall – Joey Fatone
10. To Be Able To Love – Jessica Folker
11. My Hit Song – Melissa Lefton
12. Say You’ll Walk The Distance – Robyn
13. Take Me On – Richie Sambora
14. Can’t Trust Myself – Blaque
15. Ready To Fall – Meredith Edwards