Lionsgate and Universal Pictures are sharing a first-look photo for the Michael Jackson biopic ‘Michael,’ featuring Jackson’s nephew, Jaafar Jackson, as the late pop star. A post on X read: “Your first look at #MichaelMovie. Starring Jaafar Jackson – in theaters April 2025. Photograph by the renowned photographer Kevin Mazur, who documented Michael’s final rehearsal, and is now the first to photograph Jaafar in character as Michael.”
Pop music star Kylie Minogue and country music artist Lainey Wilson will perform at the People’s Choice Awards ceremony, taking place on Feb. 18 at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. The fan-voted prize presentation will air on NBC, Peacock and E!.
Disney Studios are going forward with an animated sequel to the 2016 film Moana that will hit theaters Nov. 27. The sequel is in addition to the live-action remake of Moana starring Dwayne Johnson.
Max announced that the film The Color Purple will start streaming Feb. 16. The streaming service posted on Instagram: “Take a deep breath. Hold your head up. #TheColorPurple will be available to stream February 16, exclusively on Max.”
CBS announced they will air Billy Joel’s 100th consecutive Madison Square Garden concert with a special on Sunday, April 14th, posting the news on social media with the caption: “You’re invited to celebrate the 100th milestone. Sunday, April 14th on CBS!”