‘Emancipation’ filmmaker, Antoine Fuqua has been set to helm the upcoming Michael Jackson biopic, ‘Michael’ for Lionsgate.

The film is said to be going to explore all aspects of Michael’s life, including his most iconic performances that led him to become the greatest entertainer of all time.

‘Skyfall,’ ‘The Aviator’ and ‘Gladiator’ scribe John Logan will write the story, which promises a “never-before-told and in-depth portrayal of the complicated man who became the King of Pop.”

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Joe Drake, chair of Lionsgate Motion Picture Group says: “Antoine is a perceptive and powerful filmmaker, and we feel very fortunate that he has chosen Michael as his next project. His visionary storytelling skills and commitment to his craft will make Michael an unforgettable film.”

Graham King (“Bohemian Rhapsody,” “The Departed”) will produce the film alongside John Branca and John McClain who are co-executors of the Michael Jackson estate.

Filming will begin later this year.