The heirs of legendary pop singer Michael Jackson are suing the ABC and the Disney Studio of the artist.
In their view, composition, as well as videos stars, have been illegally used in the documentary the Last days. This writes Fox News.
Stream tape took place on 24 may and gathered an audience of 5.6 million viewers. The heirs of the singer claim that had been illegally used in the film the songs Billie Jean, Thriller and Black or White, as well as other materials.
“Like Disney, we live at the expense of intellectual property. But for some reason, Disney decided that you can just free to take the most valuable thing we have,” said the heirs of the artist, it has counted in the movie about 30 violations on the part of the creators.
Trailer for “the Last days of Michael Jackson”: the footage you never saw (video)
The documentary traces the path of Jackson as king of pop music, from his childhood in Gary, Indiana and 5 days before his rehearsals, concerts and untimely death. “The star needs some space, give him a chance to relax,” says Jackson. “He’s got heart, he’s a man. For example, he has a bed, a pillow. What else can I give?”
Later he alludes to the increasing pressure that he experienced. “People expect more and more because it will make you immortal,” he says. “You can’t go back”.
The film includes an interview with sister Janet Jackson reflects on the loss of a brother. Relatives and colleagues also discuss the drugs that were introduced to the singer, leading to his untimely care.
Before his death Michael Jackson announced his final round, but 18 days before the first show, Jackson died suddenly from cardiac arrest on 25 June 2009. The coroner ruled that Michael Jackson died from “acute intoxication by drugs”.
The film “the Last days of Michael Jackson” will be released may 24.