Justin Bieber CSI – Now that Justin Bieber has conquered the music world, he’s set to take over the small screen.
The 16-year-old teen sensation will be making his acting debut on the season premiere of “CSI,” E! Online reports.
The Biebs will take on the pivotal role of Jason McCann, “a troubled teen who is faced with a terrible decision regarding his only brother — a decision that leads him into an explosive confrontation with the CSIs.”
According to a CBS press release, the singer’s character will be involved in “the beginning of an emotional story that will conclude later in the season.”
“CSI” executive producers Carol Mendelsohn, Don McGill and Anthony Zuiker gushed over their partnership with the “Baby” hitmaker.
“Every 20 years, a phenomenon like Justin Bieber graces our world. We’d like to believe that the phenomenon of CSI has had the same impact on popular culture,” the producers said in a joint statement. “The opportunity to bring them together in the premiere is a great treat for our audience and all of its new viewers. This will be true event television.”
The star himself had little to comment on the matter, although he did issue a brief message to his fans.
“morning world,” Bieber Tweeted on Thursday. “we got the acting coach here….learning ‘a new craft.'”
Season 11 of “CSI” is set to premiere on September 23rd.