Jaafar Jackson To Play King Of Pop In Antoine Fuqua-Directed Biopic
As Deadline revealed last week, the Emancipation helmer signed on to next direct Michael, which has a script by John Logan. The film’s being produced by Graham King, who turned the Freddie Mercury Queen story into the blockbuster Bohemian Rhapsody. GK Films will produce alongside the co-executors of Jackson’s estate, John Branca and John McClain.The cable channel originally planned to air the reality show, which featured Jackson members who left the family estate to live on their own, last November. The network even held a panel at the Television Critics Association press tour in July 2014 featuring family members Genevieve Jackson, Randy Jackson Jr., Alejandra Jackson, Jaafar Jackson and Jermajesty Jackson.