The last days leading up to the death of the King of Pop Michael Jackson will be made into a mini-series and is to be helmed by "Star Wars" director J.J. Abrams. Warner Bros. studios is set to film the series.
The series will be based on a book written by Tavis Smiley entitled "Before You Judge Me: The Triumph and Tragedy of Michael Jackson's Last Days." Now, the question is, what parts of the days leading to Jackson's death should be covered?
'This is It' Tour
Jackson was preparing for one last musical tour titled "This is It" before officially retiring from music. Jackson had two legs and 50 shows slated to be at the O2 Arena in London. The shows sold out very quickly, and within two hours of online purchasing, over 190,000 tickets were purchased.
Several musical guests had already been confirmed as well. Lady Gaga even confirmed on "Larry King Live" that Jackson asked to compose and sing a song called "Pictures" as an opening act for the tour. The series should convey on how the "This is It" tour put additional stress on Jackson's already turbulent life.
Dr. Conrad Murray
There also should be a focus on Dr. Conrad Murray, the physician who gave the lethal dose of medication to the legendary performer that ended his life. Murray did have a troubled past and was in bankruptcy because of unpaid loans and child support.
Some of the accounts of Murray should also be included as they could give critical insight on what Jackson had to deal with just to get some sleep. The King of Pop was suffering from insomnia and was given a powerful sleep medicine called Propofol on the day of his death.
King of Pop's Legacy
Ultimately, what should be the main focus of the series is the legacy that Jackson left behind -- his children, family and, of course, music. For over four decades, Jackson gave fans musical hits, but it was not his only passion.
The performer was a constant provider for several charities around the world. His humanitarianism saw no equal. One of his most famous acts of humanitarianism was giving all the proceeds from his hit single "We are the World" to aid the poor in both the U.S. and Africa.
The song raised $63 million in sales for relief of famine and won four Grammy Awards in 1985 including Song of the Year.
Currently, there is no word of which network has picked up the series as of this article.