Michael Jackson Nephew Jaafar Jackson To Play King Of Pop In Antoine Fuqua Directed Biopic 

Jaafar Jackson,  26-year-old nephew of Michael Jackson, will play the late icon in Antoine Fuqua's biopic for Lionsgate. 

Fuqua confirmed this on Instagram.  

Jaafar is the son of Jermaine Jackson, who's the brother of Michael and part of The Jackson 5. 

He's been singing and dancing since he was 12, performing songs from Sam Cooke to Marvin Gaye and original tunes.