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Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland (2017)

TV-14 | | Biography, Drama | TV Movie 29 May 2017
Searching for Neverland will reveal firsthand the devotion Michael Jackson had to his children, and the hidden drama that took place during the last two years of his life.

Director:

Dianne Houston

Writers:

Bill Whitfield (based on the book by), Elizabeth Hunter (teleplay by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chad L. Coleman ... Bill Whitfield
Sam Adegoke ... Javon Beard (as Samuel Adegoke)
Nondumiso Tembe ... Grace Rwaramba
Starletta DuPois ... Katherine Jackson
Richard Lawson ... Joe Jackson
Aidan Hanlon Smith Aidan Hanlon Smith ... Prince Jackson (as Aidan Smith)
Taegen Burns ... Paris Jackson
Michael Mourra ... Blanket Jackson
Holly Robinson Peete ... Raymone Bain
Navi ... Michael Jackson
A. Russell Andrews ... Davis
Isabella Hofmann ... Green
Brian Ibsen ... John Feldman
Vincent M. Ward ... Jeff Adams
Ken Colquitt ... Dr. Conrad Murray
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Storyline

Based on the best-selling book, Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days, and told through the eyes of Jackson's trusted bodyguards, Bill Whitfield and Javon Beard. The movie will reveal firsthand the devotion Michael Jackson had to his children, and the hidden drama that took place during the last two years of his life. Written by Lifetime Network (USA)

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Genres:

Biography | Drama

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Lifetime [United States]

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 May 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland See more »

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Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This is the second Michael Jackson biopic to feature Holly Robinson-Peete. She started as Diana Ross in the ABC miniseries The Jacksons: An American Dream (1992). See more »

Goofs

Navi's British accent frequently comes through in his lines while portraying Michael Jackson, an American citizen. See more »

Quotes

Michael Jackson: [sitting in the movie theater] This is Charlie Chaplin. He is my favorite actor. And he is the king of comedy.
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Connections

References Modern Times (1936) See more »

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Excellent
25 June 2017 | by claire_d_solenSee all my reviews

Excellent portrayal of Michael by Navi and good to see another side of the story. Brilliant actors cast throughout. So lovely to have more of an in sight about the sad times and the good times of Michael's life. If your a Michael Jackson fan this is a must watch. The scenes with the children were very real to watch and the bond portrayed between the bodyguards and Michael was very believable. I enjoyed every minute of this movie. It has to be one of the best and most true portrayals of Michael's last year's alive.


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