“Leaving Neverland”, a documentary that alleges Michael Jackson sexually abused young boys, will be premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2019. The 233-minute movie will be in two parts and is named after Jackson’s famous ranch in California.
The movie tells the story of two alleged victims of Jackson, both who have been named. The synopsis of the movie says that at the peak of his career, Jackson began a long-term relationship with two male children, aged 10 and 7. The relationship included their parents.
The boys are now in their 30s and they tell the tale of how Jackson sexually abused them, and how years after the incident they have had dealt with it mentally.
Dan Reed, whose previous films were “Three Days of Terror: The Charlie Hebdo Attacks” and “The Pedophile Hunters,” produced and directed “Leaving Neverland.”
“The Wrap” pointed out that in the singer’s 2005 criminal trial, two brothers alleged that Jackson molested them. The would be in their 20s today. Wade Robson, who is now 36-years-old, filed a lawsuit claiming that the singer sexually abused him in 2013. He claimed that Jackson abused him when he was seven-years-old. In December, 2017, the lawsuit was dismissed.
“Rolling Stone,” noticed that the photo on Amos Picture’s website owned by Dan Reed shows Wade Robson and Jackson.
The Michael Jackson estate told “TMZ” that the documentary is just bringing up old allegations which have been discredited, and could not understand why any established filmmaker would participate in such a project.
Written By Barbara Sobel
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