Justin Bieber Premieres
"Never Say Never" in NYC
Closing out another night on the red carpet, Justin Bieber was the center of attention at the New York City premiere of "Never Say Never" on Wednesday night (February 2).
Held at Regal E-Walk 13, the 16-year-old phenom was decked out in an all-black ensemble with a purple bowtie and matching shades as he greeted fellow attendees including Russell 'Russy' Simmons, Daniel 'Diggy' Simmons, Lynsey Mickolas, L.A. Reid and director Jon M. Chu.
With the film set to hit theaters on February 11th, Mr Chu was recently asked by MTV News if he received any ribbing from his friends when he signed on to spearhead Bieber's movie project.
To this, the "Step Up 3D" director replied, "There's always people [giving me flak], whether it's the 'Step Up' movies, dance movies or the Justin Bieber movie. People will make fun of you, but now they truly have the fever, for sure. Since [I signed on], he's won four American Music Awards, including Artist of the Year, he's nominated for two Grammys he's on the cover of Vanity Fair, and I think they've fallen for him as well."
Describing the picture as inspirational, Chu said, "Especially for this generation of kids, [it's important to show] that they could make it on their own without a big corporation. I thought it was an exciting way to tell it: through his music."