On Thanksgiving, fans will get a peek into the making of one of Michael Jackson’s classic albums, “Bad.” In celebration of the full-length’s 25th anniversary, ABC will premiere Spike Lee’s documentary, “Michael Jackson: BAD25,” on Thursday, November 22 at 9:30 pm EST.
As seen in the 60-second preview above, exclusively premiered on ABC’s The View, Lee chronicles the making of the 1987 album, music videos, and the King of Pop’s legendary “Bad” tour.
New York, NY – It was announced today that Academy Award nominated filmmaker Spike Lee, in conjunction with the Estate of Michael Jackson and Sony Music, is in the final stages of post production of a Michael Jackson documentary focusing on Michael’s landmark BAD album and worldwide tour. The project marks the first ever in-depth, behind the scenes film project to chronicle a Michael Jackson album, and is being filmed amid the 25th anniversary celebration of the iconic album, record-breaking world tour and groundbreaking short films that changed music history. The documentary features over 40 interviews conducted personally by Spike Lee with Michael’s confidants, choreographers, musicians and other collaborators who collectively unveil the real story of this “coming of age” project through their vivid recollections of what it was like to work day in and day out and live this project with Michael. BAD’s lasting influence is captured through interviews with some of today’s top artists, including Kanye West, Mariah Carey, Cee Lo Green and Sheryl Crow, who was a back-up singer on the BAD tour. READ MORE