It's the Bieber fever.
Fans, especially the youth, filled Newport Cinema 3 at Resorts World Manila in Pasay City last night, March 17, for the advance screening of Justin Bieber's docu-movie, Never Say Never.
According to Solar Entertainment President and CEO Wilson Tieng, Never Say Never will be released in the Philippines earlier than in other Asian countries. Reason? According to Google stats in the region, the most number of search requests about Justin Bieber came from the Philippines.
Even Mara Clara's lead actress Kathryn Bernardo is a Bieber fan. She spoke with PEP (Philippine Entertainment Portal) at the movie's special screening last night.
"Belieber ako, dati pa. Tapos na-excite ako sa movie niya. Natuwa ako na may premiere night ngayon."
A Belieber is a follower of 17-year-old Justin Beiber.
When asked what she liked about the international pop sensation, Kathryn giggled and said, "Besides sa hair niya, siyempre, gusto ko rin po ang mga songs niya.
"At saka sobrang talented niya. Halos ka-age lang namin siya pero ang layo na ng narating niya. Parang marami siyang tagahanga talaga na na-i-inspire sa kanya."
PEP also spotted Nadine Samonte with her little brother at the screening. Also there were Valerie Concepcion and her daughter Fiona, Optical Media Board chairman Ronnie Ricketts, his wife Mariz and their daughters; AJ Dee; and the former contestants of Star Circle Quest for the Next Kiddie Superstar 2011.
Never Say Never will have its regular screening on March 23 in major 3D cinemas nationwide.
Justin Bieber will be in the country on May 10 for his My World Tour concert at the SM Mall of Asia concert grounds in Pasay City.