Jon Chu to direct Bieber biopic
Jon Chu has said he "jumped" at the chance to direct Justin Bieber's film.
The Step Up 3D filmmaker will be helming the 3D movie about the teenage singing sensation, as cameras follow him behind the scenes at his Nashville and New York's Madison Square Garden gigs later this month, reports Deadline.com.
"When I was approached about doing Justin's film, I jumped at the opportunity to tell a story with honesty and heart - most people don't know that his is a true underdog story, and I hope to tell it in a compelling, genuine way, using all source materials available to convey his tale of becoming an icon for this digital age," he said.
"This is the story of a new voice continuing the tradition of musicians that defined their generation."
Justin's film, which is as yet untitled, is slated for release on the 2011 Valentine's Day weekend.