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Jaafar Jackson To Portray His Uncle Michael Jackson In Antoine Fuqua-Directed Biopic

Jaafar Jackson to portray Michael Jackson biopic
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Antoine Fuqua excitedly announced Michael Jackson’s nephew, Jaafar Jackson, has been cast to star as the King of Pop in his forthcoming biopic

Fuqua, who will direct the biopic, took to his official Instagram page writing, “Proud to announce @jaafarjackson as Michael — the motion picture event that explores the journey of the man who became the King of Pop. Coming soon..”

Jaafar Jackson is the second youngest son of Michael’s brother, Jermaine Jackson

The 26-year-old has been singing and dancing since age 12. 

One might say he has been preparing for this moment.

Jaafar took to social media to share, “I’m humbled and honored to bring my Uncle Michael’s story to life. To all the fans all over the world, I’ll see you soon.”

See the original posts below. 

No word yet on when we should expect the Michael Jackson biopic, starring his nephew Jaafar Jackson, to arrive. 

Antoine Fuqua is currently in Italy finishing up The Equalizer 3 with Denzel Washington

Once that is done…he will focus on the MJ biopic.

Congrats to Jaafar!

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Source: Deadline

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