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Lionsgate Nabs Graham King’s Michael Jackson Biopic

Lionsgate will team with Bohemian Rhapsody producer Graham King and his GK Films on Michael, a Michael Jackson biopic, the studio announced Monday. Lionsgate picked up the worldwide rights to the film also produced by the co-executors of the Michael Jackson estate, John Branca and John McClain, which will allow the project access to Jackson’s […]

‘MJ’: Theater Review

Lynn Nottage’s Broadway bio-musical chronicles Michael Jackson’s life and career leading up to his 1992 'Dangerous' World Tour.

Swarovski Crystal Exhibit Highlights Gloves Worn by Lady Gaga and Michael Jackson

“It’s literally like living in a disco ball here,” says fashion designer Michael Schmidt during a video call from the new exhibit that he’s put together spotlighting iconic fashion items worn by mega-stars and all featuring Swarovski crystals. Taking sparkling and dazzling to new heights, the exhibition of embellished costumes opened in November at Swarovski’s […]

Howard Weitzman, Hollywood Power Lawyer, Dies at 81

Howard Weitzman, a fixture on The Hollywood Reporter's annual list of Power Lawyers for representing the likes of Marlon Brando, Morgan Freeman, Justin Bieber and other A-list stars, has died. He was 81. 

Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch Sold to Billionaire Ron Burkle

Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch in California has found a new owner in billionaire businessman Ron Burkle.

HBO Loses Appellate Bid to Avoid Arbitration With Michael Jackson Estate in ‘Leaving Neverland’ Dispute

HBO and the Michael Jackson estate are headed to arbitration to resolve the estate's claims that the network violated a decades-old nondisparagement deal by producing 'Leaving Neverland' after a federal appellate court on Monday found that contract's arbitration provision is still valid, even 28 years later.

Cirque Du Soleil Files for Bankruptcy Protection Amid Pandemic

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group has filed for protection from creditors in Canada as its circus shows remain shuttered during the coronavirus pandemic.

Paris Jackson Docuseries ‘Unfiltered’ Lands at Facebook Watch

As Paris Jackson and boyfriend Gabriel Glenn release the debut EP for their folk-indie band The Soundflowers, the duo are set to launch a docuseries on Facebook Watch.

Michael Jackson Estate Gives to Broadway, Vegas Needy Amid Outbreak

The Michael Jackson estate is donating $300,000 to help entertainment industry workers on Broadway, the music business and in Las Vegas who have been hurt by the coronavirus pandemic.

First Look: Set Design Unveiled for Michael Jackson Broadway Musical ‘MJ’ (Exclusive)

The complete creative team also has been announced for the upcoming bio-musical, which begins previews July 6 at the Neil Simon Theatre ahead of an Aug. 13 opening.

Macaulay Culkin on Michael Jackson: “I Never Saw Anything; He Never Did Anything”

Macaulay Culkin talks about Michael Jackson, his past drug use and more in an in-depth Esquire profile published Tuesday.

Michael Jackson Musical Will Blame Sex Abuse Allegations on “Virgin Boy Blood” Glove

The L.A. production 'For the Love of a Glove, is a part-puppet show in which Jackson’s alleged history of child sex abuse is blamed on a glove-shaped alien forcing Jackson to feed on "virgin boy blood."