Feature Film Planned For Jackson Rehearsal Footage
Posted on Mon Jul 20, 2009 10:00 AM PDT

ConcertMovie200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Fans of Michael Jackson will get a chance to see a lot more of the video like that above of Michael Jackson rehearsing for his planned concerts in London in the days just before his unexpected death.

Sony Pictures is reportedly close to making a deal to acquire more than 80 hours of video from concert promoter AEG Live that would be edited into a feature film, according to Variety.

The feature film would reportedly also include several 3-D videos intended to be seen during the concerts, including an alternate version of Jackson's infamous "Thriller" video.

Kenny Ortega, the "High School Musical" director who was working with Jackson for the concert, is expected to direct the film and has already begun editing the footage.

The studio is expected to pat at least $50 million for the footage.

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