Michael Jackson Biopic in the Works

Michael Jackson. Photo by Karl Schoendorfer/REX/Shutterstock (954381c)

A Michael Jackson biopic is officially in the works. 

The late singer’s estate has teamed with Bohemian Rhapsody producer Graham King for a feature film based on both Jackson’s life and music. 

King acquired the rights, which means access to use all of Jackson’s music, to make a biographical film with screenwriter John Logan. According to Deadline, which first reported the news, no studio is involved yet. 

King and Logan collaborated before on Martin Scorsese’s Howard Hughes biopic, The Aviator.

Sources told the outlet that the “film isn’t intended to be a sanitized rendering of Jackson’s life,” and that “the complexity of Jackson’s life is well known and will not be ignored in a film that will span his entire life.”