Mumbai: English movie channel PIX will be premiering Michael Jackson’s This Is It on the late King of Pop’s first death anniversary on 25 June at 9pm.
The movie directed by Kenny Ortega is a compilation of interviews, rehearsals and backstage footage of Jackson as he prepared for his series of sold-out shows in London just before his death. The film has been nominated as the best documentary feature film for the Critics Choice Award.
Distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing; the film has reached $222.6 million in box office receipts worldwide. Pix business head Sunder Aaron said, “Michael Jackson is the most loved pop artist in the world! This extraordinary film allows fans to witness the talent which made him a genius up close and personal. You will never get so close to a musical genius as when you watch this film.”