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Michael Jackson Movie Coming Soon

8/4/2009 10:05 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Michael Jackson Movie Coming SoonNew court documents in the Michael Jackson estate case reveal Columbia Pictures scored the footage of Michael Jackson's rehearsals and preparations for his London concerts ... but the studio is paying a hefty price.

Columbia will create a movie from the footage. Under the terms of the deal, the Jackson estate will get 90% of the profits and AEG will get the remaining 10%.

Columbia will guarantee a minimum of $60 million in return for the rights.

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91.

PastCanaan7    

61. Who made the BIG money off the sale of MJs rehearsal footage?

Sony evidently outbid Columbia, or it changed hands twice.

Read carefully, then reread the current coverage re its sale to Columbia spec. the division of profit.

http://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/michael_jackson/2009/07/21/2009-07-21_footage_from_michael_jacksons_rehearsals_likely_to_be_made_into_movie_sony_leads.html




Posted at 12:19AM on Aug 5th 2009 by PastCanaan7
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WHAT! CORRECTION!

Columbia must have outbid Sony!
.was I half awake?
Sorry!

1850 days ago
92.

SHEILAB_UK    

I was hoping the Jackson's would get together and incorporate Michael's footage into a show like Natalie Cole preformed with her late farther,

1850 days ago
93.

dvcgurl@yahoo.com    

id pay to watch that to see him one more time alive

1850 days ago
94.

Kristen    

Maybe there will be a surprise ending. Like MJ dying!!

1850 days ago
95.

ynnada1    

To 75

It is the other way around ... Columbia Pictures is a subsidiary company of Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. So ultimately Sony really bought the rights to the movie, through Columbia Pictures.

1850 days ago
96.

oprah & michel hater    

EXPLOITIN A DEAD MAN! WHAT A SHAME, THE JACKSONS AND AEG ARE GONNA PROFIT OFF THIS DEAD POP STAR, WHATTA GREEDY FAMILY THOSE IDIOTS ARE.......AND THE BIGGEST ONE SEEMS TO THE OLD LADY JACKSON...WHAT DOES SHE WANT WITH ALL THIS MONEY...SHES 80 AND WAITING FOR GOD......GREED WILL SEND THIS FAMILY STRAIGHT TO HELL

1850 days ago
97.

betti    

MOVIE????

We want the full last rehearsal!!! not another movie.

and for the last time !!! MJ wasnt a Pedophile !!! go the hall!!!

1850 days ago
98.

barry Gordy is genius    

No wonder He trusted Branca and McClain.

They are truly executing his wishes and monetizing his legacy.

And the fans can't get enough.

WE LOVE YOU, MICHAEL !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1850 days ago
99.

Carmen    

Another Hollywood movie I won't be seeing ever.

1850 days ago
100.

barry Gordy is genius    

Blogger 116, you're a b*tch.

1850 days ago
101.

wow    


WHAT ABOUT MICHAEL'S MEDICAL TESTS HE DID BEFORE O2 ?

A.E.G ? RANDY PHILLIPS ?

I DON'T TRUST THEM !

1850 days ago
102.

wow    


LOVE YOU MICHAEL.

1850 days ago
103.

cali chick    

The movie is about MJ the entertainer and music icon!! Not about his personal issues or his lifestyle. So take that all you haters who keep writing he a pedophile (never proven guilty) and molester. I bet you are the type of people who look and see the BAD in EVERYTHING!!! life must suck for you!! f.y.i. Michael is in the Guiness book of World Records for being the celebrity who has contributed the most amount of money to charities in the world. And he left 20% of his estate to charities. How is that a bad person?

1850 days ago
104.

Sofia    

YAY!
Its it going to be in theaters!?

1850 days ago
105.

Cynthia    

Thank´s god!! and to Columbia

1850 days ago
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