In 2007, Bass stated that he had faith Timberlake would return after six months off to record another album with NSYNC, and that he felt betrayed by Timberlake's 2004 decision to pursue his solo career instead. Bass played Kevin, a man who falls in love with a woman on a Chicago train and begins a search to find her again.
Despite these statements, Bass has denied that he harbors any ill feelings towards Timberlake, saying: "At that time... The film was produced by Bass's production company, A Happy Place (later renamed Bacon & Eggs), and featured appearances by Jerry Stiller, Al Green, Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora, former WWE wrestler Chyna, and Bass's bandmates Timberlake, Kirkpatrick and Fatone, the latter in a major role.
In 1995, during his junior year of high school, Bass received a call from Justin Timberlake and his mother, Lynn Harless, who asked Bass if he would be interested in auditioning for the pop group NSYNC after the group's original bass singer, Jason Galasso, had quit.
According to an episode of VH1's Driven, Jan Boltz, president of BMG's German division, offered NSYNC a recording contract under the condition that they replace Bass, whose dancing, he felt, "wasn't at the same level as all the others." The group's first single, "I Want You Back" began receiving major radio play in the United States, and NSYNC soon found themselves becoming an "overnight sensation", a period which Bass describes in his autobiography as "the death of my own innocence".
In 2014, Bass guest starred on an episode of the Comedy Central series, Review, in which he visited space along with the show's lead character.
In 2015, Bass joined season two of The Meredith Vieira Show as a full-time contributing panelist.
Bass joined the Mississippi Show Stoppers, a statewide music group sponsored by the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum, and the Attaché Show Choir, a national-award-winning competitive show choir group at Clinton High School.
He was also a member of a seven-man vocal group named Seven Card Stud, which competed at state fairs and performed at several social and political events for Senator Trent Lott.
Lance Bass finished in third place and produced its second feature film, Lovewrecked, in 2005.
The film debuted on the ABC Family Channel in January 2007, and starred Amanda Bynes, Chris Carmack and Jamie-Lynn Sigler, with Bass in a minor role. Bass later formed a separate production company named Lance Bass Productions.
As a young boy, Bass developed an interest in space, and at age 9 traveled to Cape Canaveral, Florida, with his father to watch his first live space shuttle launch.
Of this experience Bass said, "I was certain from then on that my future was to be involved with space." the youngest child of former longtime Mississippi Insurance Commissioner George Dale.
The film also featured a soundtrack which included previously unreleased songs by NSYNC and Britney Spears.