Antoine Fuqua to direct Michael Jackson's biopic, 'Michael.'
Produced by Graham King, Oscar-winner for 'The Departed' and 'Bohemian Rhapsody.'
Written by 'Skyfall' scribe John Logan, the film will give an in-depth portrayal of the King of Pop.
The film will explore all aspects of Michael Jackson's life and iconic performances.
Fuqua has directed films such as 'Training Day' and 'Emancipation.'
Fuqua: "For me, there is no artist with the power, the charisma, and the sheer musical genius of Michael Jackson."
Principal photography for 'Michael' to begin in 2023.
Joe Drake, Chair of Lionsgate Motion Picture Group: "Antoine is a perceptive and powerful filmmaker."
'Michael' aims to give audiences a never-before-told and in-depth portrayal of the singer.