Michael Jackson Biopic Gets Release Date

The Michael Jackson biopic Michael has been dated for a global release on April 18, 2025.Lionsgate is behind the project, which will be directed by Antoine Fuqua.

Jackson‘s nephew Jaafar Jackson will play him in the film about the singer’s life.

Universal Pictures has international rights for the film, excluding Japan.Graham King, a seasoned hand at biopics with the Oscar-winning Queen film Bohemian Rhapsody under his belt, is producing along with John Branca and John McClain, who are the co-executors of the Michael Jackson estate.

John Logan, who penned Gladiator and The Aviator, wrote the script.According to Lionsgate, the film will cover all aspects of Jackson’s life, though it is unclear how — or even if — it will address the many controversies involving the late music icon, given that the biopic is being made in conjunction with his estate, which has defended him against accusations of sexually abusing children.

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