Jackson Estate Unveils First Images From Cirque Du Soleil Tour

MICHAEL JACKSON's estate has thrilled fans by unveiling the first images of acrobatic troupe Cirque du Soleil's highly-anticipated tour marking his music legacy.
Jackson's estate executors signed a deal with Cirque producers to put on a stage spectacular featuring the Thriller hitmaker's songs, after his tragic death in June, 2009.
And on Wednesday (03Nov10), the new business partners unveiled the first images from the Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour, which is being billed as a combination of thrilling choreography and visual effects set to Jackson's music.
One set sketch features enlarged images of Jackson wearing his iconic Smooth Criminal white suit as acrobats and dancers explode from his body, mimicking his legendary moves.
A new poster immortalises the star with the slogan 'The legend lives on'.
The tour, which has won Jackson's mother Katherine Jackson's personal approval, is set to kick off in Montreal, Canada in October, 2011 and hit cities including New York, Miami, Philadelphia, Los Angeles and Las Vegas - where it will reportedly be turned into a longterm residency featuring 3D technology.
Jackson's estate and Cirque du Soleil producers will each own 50 per cent of the project and will equally share production costs. The estate will also receive royalties from the use of Jackson's music and other property.


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I know a better picture could be posted....How about it..........There are thousands of beautiful pictures of Michael why put this on on????????better yet as a fan to send you one..........to post..........
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You need a better picture for MICHAEL JACKSON...............
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That's a horrible pic of a Michael wannabe!
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all the things MJ ever wanted to do....I love you Michael and miss you terribly. All this new stuff they are creating in your image just makes me miss you more.... You were of my generation.. only 6 months older our culture we grew up in was exactly the same...R.I.P
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We will all be waiting for you in Australia to provide us with your great upcoming show of a lifetime. This may not include the late Michael Jackson in person but I am certain he will be the most important person in the Production and watching his show from Heaven. Please give us advance notice when the tickets go on sale in Sydney, Australia. The only word that I am uncomfortable with is "mimick" as it is a Portrayal of the Gloved One's Spectacular Contribution to the Entertainment Industry for Eternity. Fron the Land Down Under, M.H.
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I love and miss you Michael forever!
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Looking at the image.....!!! I am hoping it is not meant to moc MJ. Or otherwise let me say the positive side of thinking....The show is meant to make MJs fans laugh after seeing circus funny image of MJ?! May be, may be not.
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