The recently announced direct (who won the job after helming recent masterpiece Step Up 3D) actually said the following:
This is the story of a new voice continuing the tradition of musicians that defined their generation.
Oddly enough, his pants were not actually on fire while he said this.
So, Justin Bieber now has a biopic. For those playing at home, here's a list of musicians that don't have a biopic:
The Velvet Underground
But, we've got Bieber all taken care of. We've locked that down. I hear Daniel Day Lewis is in talks to play him.