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‘Revising our history right before our eyes’

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A biracial actor has been cast to play young Michael Jackson in a new biopic titled “Michael.”

Juliano Krue Valdi, a 9-year-old newcomer, is cast to play young Michael in his early days in the Jackson 5, according to Variety.

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“When Michael was very young – 11 years old – he astounded the world, possessing the spirit and talent of an adult. He was truly an old soul. He and Juliano have that in common,” said producer Graham King.

“Beyond being a phenomenal young talent, Juliano is deeply inspired by Michael and his music, and has managed to translate that inspiration into a presence and performance that captures the true magic of young Michael Jackson.”

But Michael’s fans on Black Twitter wonder why the producers didn’t cast a Black actor to play young Michael.

One Twitter/X user wrote: “Michael Jackson wasn’t bi racial or a lighter skinned Black American, You people are revising our history right before our eyes.”

Another user wrote: “They couldn’t find a little Black boy. This kid looks mixed.”

And a third person wrote: “So the casting director thought Michael Jackson was that complexion his whole life apparently.”

Watch Michael and his brothers perform “Can You Remember” live on “The Hollywood Palace” hosted by Diana Ross.




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