The poster for Michael Jackson‘s comeback concert rehearsal footage film This Is It, has been released today (September 9).
The forthcoming film, made by Sony Pictures Entertainment, garnered from filming of Jackson‘s last weeks, as he prepared for his London 02 Arena residency, will be released worldwide from October 28, for two weeks only. Tickets to see the film, will go on sale from September 27.
The film’s producers have also today announced that the Michael Jackson motion picture, based on his life, is to be directed by the This Is It Concert director Kenny Ortega with the full support of The Estate of Michael Jackson.
Ortega, also director of the This Is It concert and film, says: “This film is a gift to Michaels fans. As we began assembling the footage for the motion picture we realized we captured something extraordinary, unique and very special. It’s a very private, exclusive look into a creative genius’s world”