Who is The Lead Role in The Movie About The Life of Michael Jackson?

Who is The Lead Role in The Movie About The Life of Michael Jackson?

In the film, which is about the life of the ‘king of pop’ Michael Jackson, the singer will be played by his nephew Jaafar.

Filming of the biopic about the life of American pop icon Michael Jackson, who died in 2009, begins this year. It has long been a matter of curiosity who will play the famous singer in the movie.

Michael Jackson


It has been announced that the singer’s 26-year-old nephew, Jaafar, will play Jackson.

Jaafar Jackson, who will play his uncle in the movie “Michael”, said in a statement on his social media account, “I am honored to bring the story of my uncle Michael to the screen. See you soon to all the fans around the world.”

Michael Jackson

The singer’s mother, Katherine Jackson, said, “Jaafar will play my son. It’s great to see him continue the Jackson legacy.”


Jaafar Jackson is the son of the singer’s older brother, Jermaine Jackson. Jaafar, who has been dancing and singing like other members of the family since childhood, will take part in such a large-scale project for the first time.

Michael Jackson

Antoine Fuqua, who has made successful films such as First Day, Justice, Shooter and King Arthur, will sit in the director’s chair of the movie.

Michael Jackson

Lionsgate, who produced the film, announced that the film, which will be called “Michael”, will reflect the previously unknown sides of the famous pop icon. The film will shed light on Jackson’s private life from his unforgettable stage performances.

Gül Demirci

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