Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland

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Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland
Based onRemember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days
by Bill Whitfield and Javon Beard
Written byElizabeth Hunter
Directed byDianne Houston
Chad L. Coleman
Sam Adegoke
Aiden Hanlon Smith
Taegen Burns
Composer(s)Zach Ryan
Country of originUnited States
Executive producer(s)Suzanne De Passe
Producer(s)Kyle A. Clerk
Lina Wong
CinematographyTommy Maddox-Upshaw
Editor(s)Craig Hayes
Production company(s)Lifetime
Silver Screen Pictures
Original networkLifetime
Original releaseMay 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.[1][2]



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.[3]


On its premiere airing, the film was watched by 2 million viewers.[4]


  1. ^ Kreps, Daniel (May 15, 2017). "Watch First Trailer for Lifetime's Michael Jackson Biopic 'Searching for Neverland'". Rolling Stone. Retrieved June 1, 2017.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Stanhope, Kate (January 13, 2017). "Michael Jackson Film Ordered at Lifetime". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 1, 2017.
  4. ^ 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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