New MJ Movie Being Shopped -- 'This Is REALLY It'
8/29/2010 12:55 AM PDT by TMZ Staff Michael Jackson
again on the big screen -- TMZ has learned a former Jackson associate is
trying to shop around a full-length movie featuring unseen rehearsal
footage from MJ's 1981 concert series.
The man behind the deal is Ron Newt
-- who claims he was so close with Michael, that the singer gave him
special behind-the-scenes footage from Jackson's 1981 Triumph Tour.
after seeing the success of "This Is It " -- Newt tells TMZ he's put
together a 64-minute feature film from his footage ... which includes
several candid moments involving MJ and his brothers. Michael can also
be seen dancing, singing and directing the stage production.
Newt tells us he's already getting offers from several interested parties -- with proposals reaching into seven figures.