- Michael Jackson biopic director promises to address controversies surrounding the pop icon
- The film intends to offer a truthful representation of the singer’s life and legacy
- Bohemian Rhapsody producer Graham King is behind the project, titled “MJ”
Filmmaker Graham King, who is directing the forthcoming Michael Jackson biopic, has stated that the movie will not shy away from addressing the various controversies that engulfed the life of the pop superstar. The director said that the film, titled “MJ,” aims to provide an honest portrayal of Jackson’s life and legacy.
King, who previously produced the hit film “Bohemian Rhapsody” about Freddie Mercury and the band Queen, emphasized the need for a balanced and truthful account of the life of the “King of Pop.” He said, “We have a great script that does not avoid any of the storytelling.” He also revealed that the film will focus on the singer’s professional and personal life, which includes his achievements and struggles throughout his career.
Numerous controversies surrounded the life of Michael Jackson, including allegations of child abuse, the use of plastic surgery, and tainted relationships. The biopic will not reinvent or shield viewers from these aspects; rather, it will offer an in-depth and honest overall representation of the star’s life.
Despite the various negative aspects addressed in the film, King believes it is essential to celebrate and appreciate Michael Jackson’s impressive musical legacy. With the creation of “MJ,” the director aims to provide a comprehensive and truthful account of a flawed but extremely talented individual.