The Academy Awards just got a dose of Disney magic.
Ryan Gosling and Justin Timberlake had a Mickey Mouse Club reunion at the Oscars on Sunday night — and yes, it was what dreams are made of.
After Timberlake opened the show with his Oscar-nominated song “Can’t Stop the Feeling,” he came face-to-face with his fellow former Mouseketeer. As he marched down the aisle, he put a hand on Gosling’s shoulder.
Later in the evening, the two were seen chatting near the stage. “We aren’t the closest of friends, for whatever reason,” Timberlake, 36, recently told The Hollywood Reporter. (Perhaps that may change?)
Gosling and Timberlake first met back in 1993 when they were cast on the beloved, long-running variety show featuring a rotating cast of teenagers that aired on the Disney Channel. In fact, Gosling and Timberlake were part of the club’s last cast of performers alongside superstars Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera.
Called Mouseketeers, the cast would often perform songs or skits in front of a live studio audience and interact with guests — and the Oscar nominees never stopped singing and dancing. Timberlake, of course, went on to become a member of *NSYNC before branching out into a smash Grammy-winning solo career, while Gosling can be seen showing off his vocal and dancing chops in La La Land.