Special to CSMS Magazine
This is it! The moment the whole world has been waiting for has finally arrived. Michael Jackson’s final 3 months in life will be put in display for the whole world to see on the release of upcoming new movie entitled This Is It named after the aborted concert series MJ was scheduled to perform before he died. According to Hollywood media, more than 1,000 hours of footage dating back to early 2008 was compiled. As we all know, Michael Jackson passed away from cardiac arrest last June. Even though he is no longer with us in the physical form, but his sprit and countless amounts of released and unreleased music will keep him alive for eternity.
There are a lot of speculations over the movie. Millions of MJ fans around the world have been holding their breath, not knowing what to expect. Some people think it’s going to be a documentary on his life, others think it’s about the concert series, and even some spectators believe it’s a conspiracy movie about his life. None of these speculations could be closer to the truth. MJ’s family insiders have confirmed that This Is It will be a full display of events in Michael Jackson’s life during his final few months. The movie will include performances while rehearsing for his upcoming tour, vocal training, dress rehearsal, and Michael talking one on one with the camera. It is predicted that the movie will be a blockbuster; for it will show Michael happy doing what he loved the most, entertaining his fans around the world.
There is absolutely no question that this movie has the potential to be the number one highest grossing movie of the whole year. The anticipation for this film is literally a pandemonium. Having the full support of the Michael Jackson estate and his family is a big plus. Roughly around 95% of the income generated from the movie will go directly into the estate and then will be redirected into the trust fund MJ had setup for his children before he passed away. All this may be pure speculation. One thing is certain. On October 28, 2009, Michael Jackson will come back to life in a movie theatre near you to consolidate his resurrection and to make sure that his name, his fame and his showmanship live forever.
Note: Ardain Isma Jr is a sophomore at University of North Florida (UNF). He wrote this piece especially for CSMS Magazine.
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