Michaela Jackson's 'This Is It!"
Today's post features Michael Jackson's 'This Is It' concert rehearsal footage.
'This Is It' offers Jackson fans and music lovers, worldwide, a rare behind-the-scenes look at the performer as he developed, created and rehearsed for his sold-out concerts that would have taken place beginning this summer 2009 in London's O2 Arena.
The film chronicles the months from April through June 2009, and is produced with the full support of the Estate of Michael Jackson and drawn from more than one hundred hours of behind-the-scenes footage, featuring Michael rehearsing a number of his songs for the show.
Audiences will be given a look at Jackson as he has never been seen before. In raw and candid detail, Michael Jackson's 'This Is It' captures the singer, dancer, filmmaker, architect, creative genius and great artist at work as he creates and perfects his final show.
Kenny Ortega, who was Michael Jackson's creative partner and the director of the stage show is also directing the film, which is being produced by Randy Phillips, Kenny Ortega and Paul Gongaware. The executive producers are John Branca and John McClain. The film will be distributed worldwide by Sony Pictures Releasing. Tickets for the limited two-week engagement of the film went on sale September 27, 2009. The release date is October 28, 2009.
Michael Jackson was an extraordinary talent and through his being & talents, a great gift.
We miss him!