The Biopic of Michael Jackson to be Directed by Antoine Fuqua: Here’s More About it

Antoine Fuqua, the American filmmaker will direct the biopic of Michael Jackson for the Canadian-American entertainment company, Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation widely known as Lionsgate.

The shoot of the movie is scheduled to start this year. Read more about it

The Biopic of Michael Jackson

The life of the world-famous and our all-time favorite pop singer and songwriter, Michael Jackson will be made into a film this year. The film is going to be produced by the English film producer, Graham King.

Graham King is well known for his works like Bohemian Rhapsody, Aviator, Hugo, and The Departed. John Logan, who is well known for works like Skyfall, Spectre, and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street will be writing the script for the movie.

The script will focus both on Michael Jackson’s life and his career as a pop singer. John Logan will definitely present the biopic in such a way portraying the life of the pop star in an in-depth and in never-before-told manner.

With the director, Antoine Fuqua’s hands also in it, the biopic will bring a unique touch of art and will be presented in the best possible way.

Who is Antoine Fuqua?

Antoine Fuqua started his career with music videos, and making films combined with music has always been a part of who he is as a director. Fuqua is well known for his works like Mayor of Kingstown, The Equalizer, The Resident, and Emancipation.

His background in combining music and film together will also help in bringing life to the movie. Michael Jackson has also been an inspiration for Fuqua as well. He says, “For me, there is no artist with the power, the charisma, and the sheer musical genius of Michael Jackson”.

Fuqua also adds that he was influenced to make music videos by watching the works of Michael Jackson who is the first Black artist to play in heavy rotation on MTV.

The works of Michael Jackson have always been a part of Fuqua’s world view and the chance to make the pop singer’s life into a movie alongside his music was irresistible for him.

With the perceptive vision of Antoine Fuqua and the script written by John Logan, the life of the 13 Grammy Award winner, Michael Jackson – the “King of Pop”, who left us in 2009 can be seen on the big screen.


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