March 31st, 2011
04:32 PM ET
After his dramatic turn as a troubled teen on "CSI," Justin Bieber is looking to lighten up by starring in a new comedy with Ashton Kutcher.
According to the L.A. Times, the singer is planning to star in "What Would Kenny Do?", a story about a 17-year-old who encounters a hologram of a man (Kutcher) who claims to be a 30-something version of him. The hologram then helps the boy navigate the turbulent waters of high school.
But Beliebers beware: The adult-humored film — which is expected to shoot next year — is currently aiming for an R rating.
This isn't the first time Bieber and Kutcher have been attached to the same project. In January, Kutcher revealed he had talked to the teen idol about taking over a revamped version of his prank show "Punk'd."
"He's a nice kid and he's a funny kid — and people don't know he's a funny kid yet … and he's sneaky," said Kutcher. "And I like sneaky people."
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