Plot & Details
'Michael Jackson's This Is It' will offer Jackson fans and music lovers worldwide a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the performer as he developed, created and rehearsed for his sold-out concerts that would have taken place beginning this summer in London's O2 Arena. Chronicling the months from April through June, 2009, the film is produced with the full support of the Estate of Michael Jackson and drawn from more than one hundred hours of behind-the-scenes footage, featuring Jackson rehearsing a number of his songs for the show. Audiences will be given a privileged and private look at Jackson up close and personal. In raw and candid detail, 'Michael Jackson's This Is It' captures the singer, dancer, filmmaker, architect, creative genius and great artist at work as he creates and perfects his final show. Kenny Ortega, who was both Michael Jackson's creative partner and the director of the stage show is also directing the film, which is being produced by Randy Phillips, Kenny Ortega and Paul Gongaware.
- MPAA Rating: PG
- Genre(s): Documentary
- Run Time: 111min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 10/28/2009
- DVD Release Date: 01/26/2010
- Status: In Theaters
- Distributor(s): Columbia Pictures
- Director(s): Kenny Ortega
- Starring: Michael Jackson , Orianthi , Tommy Organ , Bashiri Johnson , Jonathan Moffett
- Keywords: concert,rehearsal,stage-show
- Country of Origin: USA (10-28-2009)
- Language: English