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Tag Archives: Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson Hollywood movie reported in the works

LONDON: Michael Jackson’s story is headed for Hollywood from the producer who helped make hit film “Bohemian Rhapsody,” industry media reported. Deadline, Variety and the Hollywood Reporter said producer Graham King had secured the rights, including music, from Jackson’s estate to make a feature film about the life of the ...

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Michael Jackson fans sue Leaving Neverland accusers

LONDON: Three Michael Jackson fan clubs in France have launched legal proceedings against the men who accused the late star of abusing them in a documentary. The claims of James Safechuck and Wade Robson, who both say they were sexually abused by Jackson as children, formed the basis of HBO’s ...

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Radio stations drop Michael Jackson music over abuse claims

SYDNEY: Radio stations in Australia, Canada and New Zealand are refusing to play Michael Jackson’s music in the wake of fresh allegations against him of child sex abuse. Sydney’s Nova Entertainment on Thursday became the latest radio group to announce they are taking the late “King of Pop” off the ...

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Michael estate hits out at ‘Leaving never land’ film

HOLLYWOOD: The film, which includes in-depth interviews with two alleged victims of sexual abuse at the hands of Jackson, premieres at Sundance later this month. The estate of the late Michael Jackson has hit out at the makers of a new documentary film which details allegations that the star sexually ...

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Michael Jackson is highest earning dead celebrity

LOS ANGELES – GN: Michael Jackson is the highest paid dead celebrity for the sixth year in a row, while Elvis Presley follows behind him in second place. The late King of Pop – who sadly died in June 2009 aged 50 – reportedly pulled in around £313 million over ...

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Michael Jackson wanted to play James Bond

HOLLYWOOD: Iconic pop star Michael Jackson urged Hollywood bosses to let him play James Bond, according to super-agent Michael Ovitz. Michael Jackson pleaded with Hollywood bosses to let him play James Bond. The iconic pop star – who died in June 2009, aged 50 – tried to convince movie bosses ...

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Michael Jackson’s estate sues ABC for copyright infringement

NEW YORK:  Michael Jackson’s estate sued ABC on Wednesday, arguing that a special the network aired last week about the pop singer’s final days used his songs and music videos without permission. The copyright infringement lawsuit, which also names ABC’s corporate parent Walt Disney Co as a defendant, was filed ...

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Late Michael Jackson’s new album ‘Scream’ to be out soon

LONDON: Late singer Michael Jackson’s album Scream is set to release on September 29 on CD and digital. On September 29, Epic/Legacy Recordings, in collaboration with The Estate of Michael Jackson, will release Scream, a collection of 13 of his all-time most danceable tracks like Thriller and Dirty Diana, read a statement. Scream ...

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Michael Jackson estate owes Quincy Jones $9.4 million

LOS ANGELES: A jury on Wednesday found that Michael Jackson’s estate owes Quincy Jones $9.4 million in royalties and production fees from “Billie Jean,” “Thriller” and more of the superstar’s biggest hits. The award from a Los Angeles Superior Court jury fell short of the $30 million the legendary producer ...

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Michael Jackson’s daughter about to break into feature films

LONDON: Paris Jackson has built quite a name for herself and is slowly emerging to be a talented star rather than being just a pop icon’s daughter. The 19-year-old is about to feature in a yet-to-be-named, Nash Edgerton-directed film, appearing opposite David Oyelowo. The movie is reportedly a dark comedy ...

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