Jaafar Jackson is set to star as Michael Jackson in Lionsgate’s upcoming biopic “Michael”.
The 26-year-old will be playing his uncle in the project, which “will give audiences the never-before-told and in-depth portrayal of the complicated man who became the King of Pop.”
“Michael”, which is being directed by Antoine Fuqua and produced by Graham King, is set to “explore all aspects of Michael’s life, including his most iconic performances that led him to become the greatest entertainer of all time.”
Jaafar is Jermaine Jackson’s second youngest son.
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