Colman Domingo will Portray the Head of the Famous Jackson Family

January 26
Colman Domingo will Portray the Head of the Famous Jackson Family
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Colman Domingo to portray Joe Jackson in “Michael” biopic, set for April 18, 2025 release.

In a combination of true storytelling and cinematic artistry, Colman Domingo is ready to take on the role of Michael Jackson’s father in the highly anticipated biopic “Michael,” directed by Antoine Fuqua. Recently honored with an Oscar for his role in “Rustin” (2023), Domingo’s entry into this new character promises to add another gem to his array of versatile performances.

Set to premiere on April 18, 2025, the film is a joint project by Lionsgate and Universal Pictures, delving into the complex dynamics of the Jackson family. Domingo, at the age of 54, is expected to bring depth and nuance to the character of Joe Jackson, the influential yet controversial father and manager of the legendary Jackson 5.

This project not only signifies a significant step in Domingo’s successful career but also offers a fresh perspective on the narrative of one of the most iconic musical families, promising to be a captivating additionto the genre of musical biopics, much like “Bohemian Rhapsody”(2018) and “Elvis” (2022).'Michael Jackson’s role in the movie will be portrayed by his nephew, Jaafar Jackson.

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