Justin Bieber and Mark Wahlberg to Star in Basketball Drama

Posted on April 28, 2011

Deadline.com reports that Mark Wahlberg is going to star with Justin Bieber in a street basketball drama. Deadline says the tone of the film is described as The Color of Money meets The Karate Kid.

Wahlberg and producer Stephen Levinson were inspired for the basketball movie idea after watching Bieber play in the 2011 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game. Bieber was named MVP for his performance, which included scoring eight points and making four assists. Here is the Bieber highlight reel from the 2011 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game. Take a look: