Justin Bieber and Mark Wahlberg Talking Hoops With Paramount

Wahlberg pitched Paramount an idea to make a basketball-themed movie with Bieber

Justin Bieber may return to Paramount.

The singer, whose "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never" grossed the studio $97 million, is in talks to make a basketball-themed movie with Mark Wahlberg, TheWrap has confirmed.

Wahlberg pitched the idea, which Paramount executives liked. Wahlberg and Paramount are talking in greater deal with Bieber's camp.

The idea revolves around street basketball.

Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson and Bieber's manager, Scooter Braun, will produce.

Wahlberg produced and starred in last year's "The Fighter," which was nominated for the best picture Academy Award.

Deadline first reported the news.