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J.J. Abrams Producing a TV Series Based on Michael Jackson's Final Days

Dana Lee February 22, 2016 February 23rd, 2017

An event series on the King of Pop is coming to the small screen.

Producer and writer J.J. Abrams (known for Star Wars: The Force AwakensLost, and Super 8) is teaming with author Tavis Smiley to make a TV series adaptation of Smiley’s book, Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson’s Last Days. The book, which was released yesterday on June 21, chronicles the final few months of Jackson’s life. The book is non-fiction, and is a speculation on what Jackson’s thoughts and feelings leading up to his death in 2009.

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Although there’s no word on which network will be attached to the TV series, “the studio is expected to shop it to broadcast, cable, premium cable and streaming services.”

 

Source: Flavorwire

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