Michael Jackson’s son Prince Jackson says he’s ‘incredibly proud’ of cousin Jafar Jackson playing king of pop in highly anticipated biopic michael.
The actor and producer took to Instagram to send his heartiest congratulations to Jaafar with an iconic photo of his late father.
“My cousin @jaafarjackson will play my dad in an upcoming biopic produced by @gkfilms and directed by @antoinefuqua!” he captioned it.
“Honestly, I couldn’t be happier and prouder of him, he’s been working on (expletive) and I know he’s going to do a fantastic job,” Prince added.
“Just being himself, he embodies a lot of my dad, and I’m sure we’ll all do our best to show the world a part of my dad that they’ve never seen, but they should see.”
The upcoming film, directed by Antoine Fuqua, will reveal every aspect of his life, “including some of his most iconic performances that made him the greatest entertainer of all time.”
Prince further wrote, “Thank you to all the fans and supporters of my family for your continued support and love.”
“We all know my dad and Jaafar’s uncle were amazing people and everyone at @gkfilms is dedicated to bringing my dad’s story to the big screen.
“This project means a lot to me for so many reasons, and I’m really happy that my family and I are on this journey together.”
“@jaafarjackson I know you’re going to be great brother and I’m so proud and happy for you once again because,” he concluded.