Jordan Moreau The first look at the upcoming Michael Jackson biopic has been released, and it recreates one of the singer’s most iconic outfits.
Michael Jackson’s nephew, Jaafar Jackson, plays the King of Pop in “Michael,” which releases in theaters on April 18, 2025. The film is now in production.
Jaafar Jackson takes the stage and recreates his uncle’s iconic “Man in the Mirror” look from his Dangerous Tour from 1992-93 in the first-look photo.
It was taken by photographer Kevin Mazur, who photographed Jackson throughout his career and during his “This Is It” rehearsals. “With Jaafar, every look, every note, every dance move is Michael,” said producer Graham King in a statement. “He embodies Michael in a way that no other actor could.” The movie “will bring audiences a riveting and honest portrayal of the brilliant yet complicated man who became the King of Pop,” according to the logline. “The film presents his triumphs and tragedies on an epic, cinematic scale — from his human side and personal struggles to his undeniable creative genius, exemplified by his most iconic performances.Read more on variety.com