On the heels of last week’s full-trailer preview at the VMAs, a brief clip from the upcoming Michael Jackson concert doc This Is It recently hit YouTube. Watch the late superstar perform a snippet of his Thriller classic “Human Nature,” below:
Besides being painfully thin, the King of Pop looks and sounds surprisingly on-point in the footage – which is, clearly, a run-through rehearsal, and not meant to showcase a full-on performance of the song.
What do you think, readers – does it bode well for the movie (which will premiere simultaneously at 25 spots across the globe on October 27, before going wide for a two-week limited run the next day), and the live show that might have been?
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