NSYNC, Backstreet Boys to participate in Lou Pearlman doc

An upcoming Lou Pearlman documentary will cover his entire career, including his dramatic fall from grace.

“The Lou Pearlman Project” will premiere on YouTube Red this year, according to Rolling Stone.

Pearlman is perhaps best known for creating and managing a number of top-selling boybands including the Backstreet Boys, NSYNC, O-Town and more in the ‘90s and early 2000s.

The site reports that J.C. Chasez, Chris Kirkpatrick and Lance Bass of *NSYNC will lend their voices as will Backstreet Boys singers AJ McLean and Aaron Carter.

Bass will executive produce the doc. “I’ve always wanted to tell the story of the rise and fall of Lou Pearlman; I thought I knew most of the story since I had a front-row seat,” Bass said. “I was fascinated to learn so much more through the eyes of other artists that were also subjected to Pearlman and his nefarious operation.”

While Pearlman enjoyed many successes in his career, it came to a fiery end when in 2008 he was sentenced to 25 years in prison for masterminding a $300 million Ponzi scheme that swindled more than 1,700 victims.

A 2007 Vanity Fair article also uncovered numerous allegations of sexual molestation and abuse against Pearlman.

The disgraced boyband founder died at 62 in prison in August 2016.

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