Justin Bieber is getting closer to making his big-time transition from music phenom to movie superstar.
The Biebs’ pal Mark Wahlberg gave us an update on the script for the upcoming basketball flick that he the 18-year-old “Boyfriend” singer have been working on.
“We got a first draft,” Wahlberg told us while promoting Marked, his new sports nutrition line for GNC. “They did an edit on the script and got to make some changes and do a little bit of rewrite and polish but I’ve been in contact with [Justin's] managers and the studio a lot. We just want to make it great and we’re getting there.”
The flick will star Bieber as a basketball player. “I think of Paul Newman and Tom Cruise in The Color of Money but in the world of inner city basketball,” Wahlberg dished.
Paul Newman and Tom Cruise? Those are some big shoes for the Biebs to fill!