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Michael Jackson’s Nephew will play him in Upcoming Biopic

The upcoming Michael Jackson biopic will keep it in the family, with Michael’s nephew Jaafar Jackson playing him. 

Jaafar is the son of Michael’s brother Jermaine, and he released a single called “Got Me Singing” in 2019.

Michael’s mother Katherine says, quote, “Jaafar embodies my son.  It’s so wonderful to see him carry on the Jackson legacy of entertainers and performers.”

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – NOVEMBER 10: Michael Jackson performs on stage during is “HIStory” world tour concert at Ericsson Stadium November 10, 1996 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

The movie will be called “Michael”, and it starts filming this year. 

Source: Hollywood Reporter