Backstreet are definitely back, alright.
Not only are the nineties favourites all together again and making a new album with a tour also in the works, but now a film telling their story from child stars to fully-grown boyband is also in production.
In a statement the 'I Want It That Way' singers said: "We always wanted to make a film and now is the ideal time - with Kevin back, the fact that we are masters of our own destiny, a new album in the works and our 20th anniversary all adds up to being the right time to share our story."
'Backstreet Boys - The Movie' (working title) is being made by Pulse Films, whom previously worked on music documentaries about Blur, Katy Perry and LCD Soundsystem.
2013 marks the Backstreet Boy's 20th anniversary. The have now sold in excess of 130 million albums, making them one of the top 30 selling global artists of all time.
The film is said to "subvert all expectations that anyone has about the band" and will show their "unique and at times heart-breaking story for the first time, warts and all".
Director Stephen Kijak said: "After making a film with The Rolling Stones, what does one do to top that experience? Backstreet Boys, that's what!
"This is an incredible opportunity to make a film no one would expect the Backstreet Boys to make. What drew me to this project is their openness and willingness to push themselves into uncomfortable places, to be vulnerable and honest and to be really trusting of the filmmaking team to steer them in the right direction. This isn't some 3-D Boy Band puff piece - BSB is getting real and it has been exciting to work with them as they explore their past and start to look towards their futures."
'Backstreet Boys - The Movie is set to be complete by fall 2013.
S Club 7
S Club 7 -- a British pop group created by former Spice Girls manager Simon Fuller and consisting of members Tina Barrett, Paul Cattermole, Jon Lee, Bradley McIntosh, Jo O'Meara, Hannah Spearritt and Rachel Stevens -- rose to international fame in 2000, before splitting in 2003. In March 2012, it was announced that <a href="http://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/s-club-7-hit-the-comeback-trail-767556" target="_hplink">all original seven members would reunite for seven UK shows, with possibility of a two-album record deal.</a>
The Backstreet Boys
Unlike almost all of the other 90s boy bands, the Backstreet Boys never really broke up -- although original member Kevin Richardson did quit in 2006. In 2011, the Backstreet Boys toured with New Kids on the Block, and BSB is planning to release a new album in 2012.
New Kids On The Block
After reuniting in 2008, New Kids On The Block embarked on a highly successful reunion tour. Then in 2011, they joined The Backstreet Boys for the NKOTBSB tour and released a compilation album of the same name, featuring their hits "You Got It (The Right Stuff)" and "Hangin' Tough," and a new recording, "Don't Turn Out the Lights."
Take That formed in 1990 and after a few No. 1 UK singles, the British boy band split in 1996. However, the group reunited in 2005 and have been touring and releasing new music ever since. The band's next album is expected to hit shelves in late 2012, and <a href="http://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/view/214902/Robbie-William-s-next-Take-That-reunion-is-back-on-for-good/" target="_hplink">Take That is also in talks to open the London 2012 Olympic Games</a>.
After reuniting in 2007 for a Spice Girls reunion tour, the <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-31749_162-57368509-10391698/spice-girls-reuniting-for-queens-diamond-jubilee/" target="_hplink">British girl power group may reunite again for Queen Elizabeth's upcoming Diamond Jubilee</a> in June. Scary, Baby, Sporty, Ginger and Posh may also don their platform boots for the London 2012 Olympic Games this summer.