Judge OKs Jackson Movie

Fans will get to see rehearsals for London concerts
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Aug 10, 2009 1:48 PM CDT
In this June 23, 2009 handout photo provided by AEG, pop star Michael Jackson rehearses at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/ Kevin Mazur, AEG/Getty Images, file)
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(Newser) – Audiences will get to see the King of Pop perform one more time after a judge approved a major movie deal based on footage of his final rehearsals for his London comeback. A Los Angeles superior court judge greenlighted a deal between Michael Jackson's estate, concert promoter AEG Live, and Columbia Pictures on Friday and announced his ruling today.