Everybody loves a comeback!
If you've found yourself turning on a TV or radio and saying, "I haven't seen her/him/them in forever!" lately, you're not alone. Hollywood has its fair share of comebacks at the moment, as stars we haven't seen in years re-up their careers to stay relevant today.
Take a look at some of Hollywood's most successful comeback kids, who, as of early 2014 at least, are back in the game after taking some well-deserved time off.
Yes, Lindsay has had her troubles, but she's looking to get back in Hollywood's good graces. She's been working steadily (more or less) over the years, but many fans would argue that her last big success was 2004's "Mean Girls." Lohan visited the Sundance Film Festival in January, where she announced that she is working on a new project, a psychological thriller titled "Inconceivable."
*NSYNC fans were more than pleasantly surprised when Lance Bass announced that he was returning to the music scene with "Walking On Air." He collaborated with Anise K, Snoop Dog, Ian Thomas and Bella Blue for the project. His latest music video looks pretty different from anything he put together in his boy band days.
When "The Simple Life" came to an end, Paris Hilton pretty much disappeared from public view. Well, she's popped up again and decided to pursue a career as a DJ. She claims that she's one of the top 5 record spinners in the world and while it doesn't look like that's quite the case, she has recently landed a high-profile residency at Harrah's Pool After Dark in Atlantic City, N.J.
The general reaction to Daft Punk's recent success is "They're back!" The robots' 2013 album "Random Access Memories" was hugely successful, but it was also a long time coming. The last work the duo released was the 2007 live album "Alive 2007," while their last studio album was 2005's "Human After All." It's safe to say that Daft Punk, which has been popular since forming in the early 90's, is back in full force, having won five awards at the 2014 Grammys.
LeBlanc attempted to capitalize on the success of "Friends" with his "Joey" spinoff from 2004 to 2006, but it was a bust. LeBlanc is back with "Episodes," which premiered in 2011 and was recently renewed for a fourth season. He even won a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy for his work on "Episodes." He was nominated for that award three times while on "Friends," but never won. LeBlanc also stars in "Lovesick," a comedic film that will be released in 2014.