‘Trolls Band Together’ Trailer: Justin Timberlake’s Troll Boy Band Reunion Gets a Meta Twist for *NSYNC Fans
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‘Trolls Band Together’ Trailer: Justin Timberlake’s Troll Boy Band Reunion Gets a Meta Twist for *NSYNC Fans



‘Trolls Band Together’ Trailer: Justin Timberlake’s Troll Boy Band Reunion Gets a Meta Twist for *NSYNC Fans

The third “Trolls” film is finally getting the band back together — Justin Timberlake’s former boy band, *NSYNC, that is.

The latest trailer for “Trolls Band Together” features a preview of “Better Place” from *NSYNC, the group’s first song in 20 years. The full track releases September 29 via RCA Records ahead of the film hitting theaters this November.

While Timberlake’s fellow *NSYNC members have since gone on to their own film and TV careers, including most recently Joey Fatone’s hilarious turn in “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3,” “Trolls Band Together,” well, gets the full band back together with members Timberlake, Fatone, Lance Bass, JC Chasez, and Chris Kirkpatrick. *NSYNC recently appeared together at the MTV VMAs to present the first award of the ceremony. Now, it’s clear the beloved ’90s group is back in a big way.

The official synopsis for “Trolls Band Together” reads: After two films of true friendship and relentless flirting, Poppy (Anna Kendrick) and Branch (Justin Timberlake) are now officially, finally, a couple (#broppy)! As they grow closer, Poppy discovers that Branch has a secret past. He was once part of her favorite boyband phenomenon, BroZone, with his four brothers: Floyd (Troye Sivan), John Dory (Eric André), Spruce (Daveed Diggs) and Clay (Kid Cudi). BroZone disbanded when Branch was still a baby, as did the family, and Branch hasn’t seen his brothers since.  

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But when Branch’s bro Floyd is kidnapped for his musical talents by a pair of nefarious pop-star villains — Velvet (Amy Schumer) and Veneer (Andrew Rannells) — Branch and Poppy embark on a harrowing and emotional journey to reunite the other brothers and rescue Floyd from a fate even worse than pop-culture obscurity. 

The third film installment also introduces new characters Camila Cabello as Viva, Zosia Mamet as Crimp, and RuPaul Charles as Miss Maxine. Returning stars include Zooey Deschanel, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Icona Pop duo Aino Jawo and Caroline Hjelt, Anderson .Paak, Ron Funches, Kunal Nayyar, and Kenan Thompson.

Walt Dohrn is back directing the new “Trolls” film, co-directed by “Trolls World Tour” head of story Tim Heitz. Producer Gina Shay returns as well.

As IndieWire’s Eric Kohn wrote in his review for “Trolls World Tour,” the franchise “musters a savvy treatise on the history of modern music, and a serviceable message about the cultural differences that make its diverse traditions worthy of celebration on their own terms.”

The DreamWorks Animation “Trolls” franchise began in 2016, followed by sequel “Trolls World Tour” in 2020. The franchise has earned an Oscar nomination for Best Original Song. Could the *NSYNC track be next?

“Trolls Band Together” premieres in theaters November 17. Check out the new trailer below.

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