Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland
|Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland|
|Based on||Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days|
by Bill Whitfield and Javon Beard
|Written by||Elizabeth Hunter|
|Directed by||Dianne Houston|
Chad L. Coleman
Aiden Hanlon Smith
|Country of origin||United States|
|Executive producer(s)||Suzanne De Passe|
|Producer(s)||Kyle A. Clerk|
Silver Screen Pictures
|Original release||May 30, 2017|
Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland is an American biographical television film based on the 2014 book, Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days, written by Jackson's personal bodyguards Bill Whitfield and Javon Beard. The film follows Jackson in the final years of his life.
- Navi as Michael Jackson
- Chad L. Coleman as Bill Whitfield
- Sam Adegoke as Javon Beard
- Aidan Hanlon Smith as Prince Jackson
- Taegen Burns as Paris Jackson
- Isabella Hofmann as Green
- Michael Mourra as Blanket Jackson
On January 13, 2017, Lifetime announced that it had ordered a television biopic of Michael Jackson, which would be based on the book Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days. Production was scheduled to begin in February in Los Angeles.
On its premiere airing, the film was watched by 2 million viewers.
- Kreps, Daniel (May 15, 2017). "Watch First Trailer for Lifetime's Michael Jackson Biopic 'Searching for Neverland'". Rolling Stone. Retrieved June 1, 2017.
- Sands, Nicole (April 28, 2017). "Watch the King of Pop Teach His Kids to Dance in New Clip for Lifetime Biopic Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland". People. Retrieved June 1, 2017.
- Stanhope, Kate (January 13, 2017). "Michael Jackson Film Ordered at Lifetime". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 1, 2017.
- Petski, Denise (May 30, 2017). "'Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland' Draws 2 Million Viewers In Live+SD". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved June 1, 2017.
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