Lionsgate is ready to distribute a brand new Michael Jackson biopic produced by Graham King from Bohemian Rhapsody. The biopic got cooperation from Michael Jackson estate that will impact the framework. This may ram the multiple allegations of child sexual abuse again Pop King in his career. The co-executors of the biopic is John Branca and John McClain.
For the movie, the screenplay is by John Logan. Logan is an Oscar-nominated actor three times. Lionsgate toom the responsibility to distribute the movie worldwide. Graham King and John Logan collaborated in the past as well for The Aviator. Michael Jackson aka MJ was a legend in music history with an estimated record of sales of over 400 million.
What The Michael Jackson Biopic Covers?
According to sources and distribution announcing the distribution deals, the biopic is the insight of Iconic singer MJ.
“Michael promises to give audiences an in-depth portrayal of the complicated man who became the King Of Pop. It will bring to life Jackson’s most iconic performance as it gives an informed insight into the entertainer’s artistic process and personal life.”
Biopic on King Of Pop Culture- Michael Jackson aka MJ is among the most anticipated movies. Michael’s music career and personal life is an incitation of a Broadway show, MJ that took place in 1992. During this time Jackson was preparing for the Dangerous World Tour. This was right before he got accusations for child sexual abuse for the first time.
After acknowledging the allegations, the sensational personality denied and settled the accuser’s civil lawsuit. Then again in 2003, another charge for child molestation took place. Jackson was found not guilty of all counts and according to sources, the estate may impact these incidences in the biopic.
The worldwide famous personality passed away in 2009 and was always sober in eyes of the public. King Of Pop died at the age of 50 but his legacy remains under the threat of claims.
In 2019, Leaving Neverland, a documentary by HBO stated new series of assertions. These were from choreographer Wade Robson along with James Safechuk, a former child actor. Both claimed to have had relationships with the late iconic singer since childhood.
“I like songs that touch the heart and that stay with a person for a lifetime – and that’s what’s important to me and to the people. And that’s what I’m here for.” – Michael Jackson pic.twitter.com/YCtgFfU6ag— Michael Jackson (@michaeljackson) February 10, 2022
Views On This Biopic
Joe Drake from Lionsgate Motion Group said, “I am very excited that Lionsgate will be part of the epic film, and thrilled to be working with Graham King. He has proven success in telling iconic life stories from ‘Bohemian Rhapsody to Ali’. When combined with John, we could not be in more extraordinary hands.”
Graham King said, “I first met the Jackson Family in 1981, I am humbled to bring their legacy to the big screen.”
He added, “Sitting at Dodger Stadium watching the Victory Tour, I could never have imagined that nearly 38 years later I would get the privilege to be part of this film.
Jackson’s mother said, “As a family, we are honored to have our life story come alive on the big screen.”
Katherine Jackson, the sister of legendary Michael Jackson said, “Ever since Michael was little, as a member of The Jackson 5, he loved the magic of cinema.”