Queen sold out stadiums, but Michael Jackson was the King of Pop for a Pepsi generation.
Michael Jackson's legacy as a music legend is complicated by the rumors and stories surrounding his life. His father managed the Jackson Five with a firm hand. He was thrust into stardom at an extremely young age and moonwalked into the stratosphere of performers. Now Bohemian Rhapsody producer Graham King will navigate the complexities of the King of Pop in an upcoming biographical feature film, according to Variety.
The screenplay will be written by John Logan, who wrote Gladiator, Hugo, the James Bond films Skyfall and Spectre. He was nominated for an Academy Award for writing The Aviator, Martin Scorsese's Howard Hughes biopic, which was produced by King. King and Scorsese's 2006 collaboration, The Departed won the Best Picture Oscar at the 79th Academy Awards. His Freddie Mercury biopic for 20th Century Fox,