The King of Pop, Michael Jackson, is still known as one of the most popular performers in history. He still has a huge following around the world. His music, dance moves, and attractive personality were one of a kind. Jackson’s personal life was frequently the subject of speculation along with his musical achievements. His path was a mix of genius and suspicion because he wasn’t immune to criticism despite his widespread popularity.

Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson was and still is renowned for his amazing singing and dancing talent. And his songs continue to dazzle and hype up listeners everywhere. Fans’ anticipation is growing for the upcoming biopic made about the pop King. People are eagerly waiting for the biopic that is being made on the Pop King. The director’s recent statement that the biopic will also include the darker side of Jackson’s life.

Michael Jackson’s biopic, directed by Antoine Fuqua, is expected to present the facts

Prepare to experience another side of the King of Pop in the upcoming biopic Michael. The Michael Jackson estate has given its consent to this project, which is being directed by Antoine Fuqua. Fuqua is known for films like Training Day and The Equalizer series. Unexpectedly, Jaafar Jackson, the musician’s actual nephew, has been cast to play the role of his famous uncle.

Speaking on a recent broadcast of Good Morning America, Fuqua reassured viewers that Michael wouldn’t skirt over Jackson’s difficult times. Despite the fact that Jackson’s family is involved in the project, the director made it clear that the movie will address the controversial career of the late artist. He will not only show the happy moments but he will show the darker side. According to Fuqua, his objective is to present the facts.

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Antoine Fuqua
Antoine Fuqua

He was a great artist. And, he was human,” Fuqua emphasized. “So, we’re gonna show the good, bad, and the uglyWe’re going to tell the facts as we know it.”

Fuqua’s production crew also features renowned producer Graham King, who previously contributed to the enormously popular Bohemian Rhapsody. John Logan’s screenplay ought to bring the story to life.

Michael Jackson had an influence on director Antoine Fuqua

The director of the upcoming biopic Michael, Antoine Fuqua, has spoken about the fusion of film and music. He said that it is a part of him. Fuqua began his career doing music videos. He said, “The first films of my career were music videos, and I still feel that combining film and music are a deep part of who I am,” in a statement reflecting on the film’s announcement by Lionsgate.

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Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson

He further said Michael Jackson’s charismatic presence as the first Black artist to gain respectful airtime on MTV was evidence of how Jackson’s influence had a huge impact on shaping his own creative journey. Fuqua immediately welcomed the challenge of adapting the life story of the King of Pop to the big screen. He will do it while fusing it with his legendary music because of his appreciation for Jackson’s musical brilliance and magnetism.

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Source: CBR

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