Wahlberg pitched Paramount an idea to make a basketball-themed movie with Bieber
Justin Bieber may return to Paramount.
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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.