Michael Jackson Biopic in the Works From ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Producer

Rare | 11/22/2019 | Silke Jasso
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Calling all Michael Jackson fans, I have some good news for you. It looks like the late King of Pop is getting his very own biopic! The producer of Bohemian Rhapsody has officially reached a deal with the Michael Jackson estate to begin production.

The news of the biopic comes just weeks after Graham King’s GK Films announced an official Bee Gees Biopic is also in the works. Producers successfully secured the rights to Jackson’s life story as well as the use of his music. According to Deadline, Oscar-nominated screenwriter John Logan will pen the Jackson biopic script, and won’t shy away from the “more controversial moments of Jackson’s life and career.”

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Logan also previously worked with King on Martin Scorses’s biopic, The Aviator. There has yet to be a movie studio aligned with the Jackson biopic and no casting decisions have been made. But, the biopic marks the first authorized...
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