Dr. WTF! Michael Jackson Was Top Choice For Lead Role In DOCTOR WHO Movie
According to Charles Norton's new book, the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, was considered the top choice for the lead in Paramount Pictures defunct 1980's Doctor Who movie. Hit the jump to find out who their second choice was.
Shamone! The Times is reporting that one of the passages in Charles Norton's new book, Now On The Big Screen: The Unofficial And Unauthorised Guide To Doctor Who At The Cinema reveals that Michael Jackson ("Men in Black II") was considered for the starring role in Paramount's never-made Doctor Who film.
In one chapter, its author Charles Norton claims that Jackson was the preferred choice for a lead role in a big screen version of the BBC TV show by Paramount bosses in 1988, off the back of his film Moonwalker. Apparently, Bill Cosby ("Ghost Dad") was also in mind for the role had Jackson declined the offer.
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