As followers have fun what would’ve been Michael Jackson’s 60th birthday, a revealing new miniseries on the King of Pop is making its option to the small display screen, Web page Six has completely discovered.
Sources informed us that the undertaking — an adaptation of the 2011 novel “My Buddy Michael: An Atypical Friendship With an Extraordinary Man,” by Jackson pal and colleague Frank Cascio — is searching for a director and has been pitched to corporations together with Roc Nation’s new TV division, headed by Patrick Reardon.
Mentioned a supply: “The collection will deal with the 25-year relationship between Cascio and Jackson, and is anticipated to enter manufacturing this fall.”
A supply mentioned that Jeff Farley is adapting the undertaking as screenwriter and might be a producer, together with Cascio.
Cascio first met Jackson when he was simply 5.
He informed “Good Morning America” in 2009 that celebrity MJ would go to his household’s New Jersey house simply to get pleasure from elements of a traditional life.
“He would even assist my mother vacuum the rug,” Cascio mentioned. “He would, like, assist clear up the home. And he was only a actual human being.”
The e-book’s writer William Morrow didn’t get again to us.
Jay-Z’s Roc Nation launched its TV manufacturing unit in Could, with credit already together with the Paramount Community’s present collection “Relaxation in Energy: The Trayvon Martin Story.”