The singer is played by one of his nephews in a biopic documenting his life and music career.
The production of the upcoming Michael Jackson movie has already revealed who will be responsible for reviving the “King of Pop” in his interpretation. This is Jaafar Jackson, just the singer’s nephew.
yes Variety reported The 26-year-old was later confirmed via his Instagram account this Monday morning. “I am grateful and honored to have brought the story of Uncle Michael to life. See you again, fans around the world,” he wrote on social networks.
Along with the message, he also left an image of himself in the singer’s signature pose, wearing a costume similar to what was believed to be a rehearsal.
New biographical work of the artist It’s called ‘Michael’ and will be directed by Antoine Fuqua Known for directing films like training day (2001), replacement killer (1998) and tears of the sun (2003).
Additionally, the filmmaker has a career as a music director, including video clips for artists such as Stevie Wonder, Prince, and Lil Wayne.
In addition, The film also has the support of Michael Jackson’s successor, so events related to the story are expected to be as realistic as possible. Especially regarding the singer’s reaction to child abuse allegations he received in his later years.
Michael Jackson’s nephew had to pass a world casting
yep, OK, The famous character is played by one of his nephews. From the production, they point out, a large casting was done before any decision was made. This was stated by the film’s producer, Graham King.
“It’s a very powerful thing, and even after searching all over the world, It is revealed that he is the only person to take on this role. “I’m so happy he’s on board to play my uncle and I can’t wait to see him on the big screen as Michael Jackson,” he said.
About the singer’s family His mother Katherine Jackson also agreed with the choice “Jafar embodies my son. It’s so great to see him continuing Jackson’s legacy of artists and performers.”