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Lance Bass & Danielle Fishel Are Making a Movie About Their Prom Night

Lance Bass and Danielle Fishel
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The two dated before Bass came out in 2006, and Bass actually went as Fishel's date to her high school prom.

Danielle Fishel and Lance Bass will hopefully be reliving their late '90s romance in a new movie. The Boy Meets World Star revealed the exciting news on her podcast with former co-stars Will Friedle and Rider Strong, Pod Meets World.

"Lance and I are actually working on a movie about our love story and about our prom experience," she shared on Monday. "I dated Lance for about a year while I was on Boy Meets World. It was my senior year and Lance came with me to my high school prom."

Before the NSYNC singer came out in 2006, the two were the blossoming 'it couple' in Hollywood. They met during a live special of Boy Meets World, in 1999, and their relationship took off after Bass sent his wingman Justin Timberlake to ask her for her number.

"I thought I was going to marry Lance. I had envisioned our future," Fishel said. "I held on for hope for way too long that we were going to get back together and get married and have a family."

The couple went on to date for almost a year with Fishel visiting Bass on tour whenever she had a break from filming. Though they were in love, Fishel explained that the relationship was, "completely lacking of intimacy -- intimacy in the romantic sense."

Then there was the turning point in their relationship: Fishel's senior prom. In announcing the episode, Fishel shared a picture from this night on her Instagram.

Bass later joined Fishel on the podcast and talked about how the film is inspired about how prom was a pivotal moment for him when it came to his sexuality.

"The reason we wanted to make this prom story into a film, I think so many people can relate to that story. Where I think so many people in the LGBT community, their prom night was the night they're like, 'Oh, wait a minute. This can't happen anymore. I can't do this anymore,'" he said. "This was the catalyst for me that made me start to accept myself, which took a long time after that, but that was definitely the first little straw that broke."

Bass ended the relationship two weeks later, blaming it on long distance. He eventually came out to Fishel in 2000 and the two have remained close friends.

"It turns out I'm not Lance's type," the 41-year old joked.

There was no announcement in the recent episode on a projected air date. However, Fishel noted that Jurassic World's Lauren Lapkus and Golden Arm's Mary Holland are writing the script.

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