Johnny Depp to produce musical on pop legend Michael Jackson
After ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ producer ‘Graham King’, it is actor ‘Johnny Depp’ who is set to bankroll a project on the late pop icon ‘Michael Jackson’.
The unauthorised musical will be narrated from the perspective of the King of Pop’s iconic glove.
Titled ‘For the Love of a Glove: An Unauthorized Musical Fable About the Life of Michael Jackson, as told by his Glove’ by playwright Julien Nitzberg, the show is scheduled to debut next year on January 25 in Los Angeles.
The musical is described as a “look at the strange forces that shaped Michael and the scandals that bedevilled his reputation.”
Playwright Nitzberg who has penned the show while commenting on the project said, “I’m known for writing a lot of biopics. A major TV network wanted me to write a Michael Jackson movie … but the question came up how to deal with the child-abuse allegations.” Read More….