The Warner Bros. Television Group has signed an exclusive development agreement with Tavis Smiley and production, announced today by Peter Roth. President and Chief Content of Warner Bros. Television Group. Under the terms of the agreement, Smiley WBTVG and develop projects for new TV series.
The first projects will be adapted to TV series two books Smiley: "My Journey with Maya" Memories of friendship of nearly 30 years of the author Maya Angelou, and "Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson's Last Days "an approach to the last 16 weeks in the life of the superstar, to be published in June 2016.
(...) "Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson's Last Days," will examine the most critical and also the lowest moments that the star faced in his last months.
J.J. Abrams is preparing a series on the last days of Michael Jackson
The new project of the prolific producer will be based on the book "Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson's Last Days' Tavis Smiley.
Michael Jackson will star in the new TV project J.J. Abrams at hand. The prolific director, producer and screenwriter has teamed up with writer and broadcaster Tavis Smiley and Warner Bros. Television for adaptation of the book Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson's Last Days, which Smiley himself is the author .
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the project has been conceived as a limited fiction of a single season and although there is still no chain linked to the project, it is expected that the study offers it both chains open and cable as platforms viewing in streaming.
Smiley's book, which goes on sale soon, has been described as a tense novel form of representation in the last months of life of the pop star. In it the highs and lows of the famous singer are examined, including its constant search for privacy in a life that was more public than almost any other and the pressures that had to suffer as someone fame had made him socially fragile and almost incapable to live.