Director Antoine Fuqua is presently within the strategy of creating his Michael Jackson biopic Micheal with Jackson’s nephew Jaafar Jackson set to star. When speaking about Jaafar, the director stated that he’s “blown” away by the “uncanny” resemblance between Jaafar and his uncle.
Jaafar Jackson is the son of Michael’s brother Jermaine Jackson, and Fuqua overrated the actor in an interview with EW:
“It’s uncanny how a lot he’s like Michael. Seems like him, dances like him, sings. It’s actually uncanny. Graham King, who’s a incredible producer, discovered him, and launched him to me, and I used to be blown away.”
Fuqua went on to speak concerning the story that they’re trying to inform with the film:
“Simply to inform the details as we all know it, concerning the artist, concerning the man, concerning the human being. You recognize, the great, dangerous, and the ugly.”
So, it sounds just like the film will really deal with among the controversies that the King of Pop was concerned with over the course of his life. It was beforehand reported that the movie won’t shrink back from the controversies of Jackson’s life whereas highlighting the musical accomplishments of his profession.
The film is claimed to be “an in-depth portrayal of a sophisticated man who turned the King of Pop. It should carry to life Jackson’s most iconic performances because it provides an knowledgeable perception into the entertainer’s inventive course of and private life.”
The film is being developed at Lionsgate with producer Graham King (Bohemian Rhapsody, Jersey Boys, Tomb Raider). The movie is being developed with the blessing of Jackson’s property and the script was written by John Logan, who beforehand wrote Gladiator and The Aviator.