Hundreds of Fans Fill L.A. Live for 'Justin Bieber: Never Say Never' Premiere

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The crowd, mostly tweens and teens, filled the plaza hours ahead of the screening, hoping for a star sighting.

Downtown Los Angeles became Bieberville on Tuesday night.

Hundreds of Justin Bieber fans flocked to the L.A. Live complex in the hopes of catching a glimpse of the teen pop sensation at the premiere of his first movie, Justin Bieber: Never Say Never.

The mostly tween and teen crowd, many in homemade T-shirts proclaiming themselves Bieber's No. 1 fan, filled the L.A. Live plaza hours ahead of the screening, hoping for a sighting of the star, who appears on the cover of the new issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

"We just wanted to see if we could get a glimpse of Justin," said 15-year-old Hanna Hamersley, who wore a purple handpainted T-shirt, a homemade Justin Bieber headband and purple Never Say Never 3-D glasses. (Purple is the singer's favorite color.)

RELATED: Read The Hollywood Reporter's review of Never Say Never.

Part concert film and part biopic, Never Say Never tells the story of Bieber's rise from a small-town street performer to a bona-fide pop sensation with hit albums, a best-selling book and more than 7 million followers on Twitter.

"We made it for everyone," Bieber tweeted Tuesday of the 3D film, which opens Friday. "We put our hearts and souls into it."

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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