This Is It … Michael Jackson’s Final Concert

Beginning 30 October 2009, the world will have a front-row seat for Michael Jackson’s final concert, as Sony Pictures Entertainment and Sony Music Entertainment release Michael Jackson’s This Is It.

Featuring hundreds of hours of rehearsal and behind-the-scenes footage, captured in high definition with state-of-the-art digital sound, This Is It sees the late singer preparing for his concert series in London. The film, which will also offer select sequences in 3D, will provide a unique career retrospective and feature interviews with some of Jackson’s closest friends and creative collaborators.

The majority of the film’s footage was shot in June 2009 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, and The Forum in Inglewood, California, as Jackson prepared for This Is It – the series of 50 concerts Jackson planned to present at the O2 Arena in London.

This Is It will offer fans and music lovers worldwide a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the performer, his career, and the stage spectacular that could have been. The film will provide moviegoers with an unforgettable experience compiled from extensive footage that shows Jackson’s meticulous preparation for his 2009 London shows.

For info about the film, check out And for those of you who just can’t wait, here’s a sneak peak of one of Jackson’s rehearsals.