Jon M. Chu Tapped To Direct Justin Bieber 3D Biopic
Director Jon M. Chu has officially joined the upcoming 3D biopic project about teen entertainer Justin Bieber. Chu has been rumored to be taking on the role of director on the film for some time now but the news just became official late last week.
Chu had left a series of Tweets on his Twitter account that seemed to indicate he would be tackling the project as the director, but the final answer did not arrive until last Friday. Chu Tweeted on his official Twitter page that the news was official and that he indeed has “Bieber Fever.” Bieber also confirmed the news through a YouTube video in which he introduces Chu as the director of his biopic. The video was linked to Chu’s Twitter page.
The biopic project about Bieber is scheduled to hit theaters February 11, 2011. Chu has previously directed “Step Up” and “Step Up 3D.” The announcement of Bieber’s biopic came not too long after it was announced a written memoir would be published this coming October.