Justin Bieber's 3-D movie: 'Step Up 3-D's' Jon Chu to direct
It's not enough for Justin Bieber to dominate the pop music industry and write a book -- the teen sensation has a larger-than-life 3-D movie in the works, too. To announce his director, Bieber combined the two forces that catapulted his career into the stratosphere: YouTube and Twitter.
"I've been wondering, why's this guy following me around?" Bieber jokes in the video (which helpfully has his twitter handle in the corner, as if any of us could forget) before introducing director John Chu to his legions of loyal Biebettes.
Chu is best known for directing "Step Up 2: The Streets" and "Step Up 3-D," so he's more than familiar with performance-based movies and with the 3-D technology that will make every toss of Justin's hair feel like you're right there. "We're going to do you guys justice," Chu promises. "You know your tour's been awesome, and we want to tell a great story, so we're excited about it."
The movie, set for a Valentine's Day 2011 release, will take fans behind the scenes of the tour and heavily feature Bieber's upcoming August 31 concert at Madison Square Garden. "So if you guys wanna be IN the movie don't worry you don't have to have tickets to the concert. Just keep checking up with me for updates..." Chu tweets.
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