Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” Video To Hit Big Screen?

October 30th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD  

By Gina Gomez
jacOct 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With Halloween knocking our doors, new buzz that surrounds the media is that Michael Jackson’s 14 minute music video “Thriller” might return as a movie for the fans. A reputed media source reported that the King of Pop’s choreographer Kenny Ortega is in talks to make the music video a movie. However, there is no confirmation of the news yet as the choreographer has not commented anything about the movie yet.

The media sources are claiming that the new unnamed movie’s script will be penned down by Jeremy Garelick. On the other hand a bidding war is reportedly going on for the right’s of the video as Lionsgate and Fox 2000 wants to get the rights of the film. The video is one of the famous videos of Michael Jackson where the singer is seen turning into a werewolf at the end of it. The video also features a number of zombies and the dances among them as he tries to woo the her lady love. John Landis, the original director of the video is also said to be lined up for the project.

Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” video was released on December 1983 and in January 2010 it became the first music video which was included in the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. The music video is still considered to be among the greatest effort in the television medium. The renowned rapper Kanye West said that the “Thriller” video inspired him to make his music video “Runaway”. The story of the film is still unknown and it would possibly include late film actor Vincent Price the town where he grew up.

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