There's something about Justin Bieber's overnight success, natural talent, humble beginnings, and funny hair, that's struck a chord amongst tween and teen girls around the world (and their moms). Now this 'Bieber Fever' is heading to movie theaters with "Never Say Never,"a 3-D documentary concert film.
Paramount's (VIA) opening the film wide this weekend, but is offering a sneak peak for a pricey $30 per ticket at 300 theaters across the country. Demand is huge: the 60,000 available tickets sold out. And tickets are selling fast for this weekend's nation-wide release: "Never Say Never" accounts for 71 percent of all tickets sold on Fandango this week. Paramount's invested in a significant ad campaign, but Bieber himself is also promoting the
Bieber is an Internet Super Celebrity on an entirely new level. He has almost 21 million Facebook fans and over 7 million Twitter followers. A Forbes study of the Twitter celebrities named Bieber the most influential celebrity on the site, in terms of his ability to influence his followers' purchases and behavior. And he's one of only a few people whose YouTube videos have totaled over 1 billion views.
And Bieber has been making the rounds promoting the upcoming film — with appearances everywhere from 'Saturday Night Live' to John Stewart's "Daily Show." From The Today Show to 'Late Night with David Letterman' it's been hard to turn on the TV without catching sight of him. He even starred in a Best Buy Super Bowl ad.