August 23, 2009 6:20:30 pm
‘Michael Jackson: This Is it’,the documentary featuring the rehearsal footage of the King of Pop’s London tour has been pushed for an early release.
Sony Pictures and Sony Music have confirmed that they have preponed the worldwide release of the much awaited documentary by two days. The film directed by Kenny Ortega will now release on October 28,reported Variety online.
Kenny Ortega of ‘High School Musical’ fame who was hired by Jackson to choreograph his O2 concerts,helmed the film which consists of behind-the-scenes footage of the star preparing for the highly anticipated performances,his first in 12 years.
“This is Michael’s gift to his fans,as we began assembling the footage for the motion picture,we realised we captured something extraordinary,unique and very special. It’s a very private,exclusive look at a creative genius’ world,” Ortega said.
Jackson had died on June 25 at the age of 50,just weeks before his first concert in the 50-date series at the O2 arena.
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