"Midknight"—an MJ adventure movie musical project that never came to pass.
In November 1991, news began swirling about a new movie musical titled "Midknight." The film's screenplay was co-written by Caroline Thompson (Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Etc.) and Larry Wilson (Beetle Juice, The Addams Family, Etc.)—and was to be directed by Anton Furst with the King of Pop, Michael Jackson in the lead role. According to Amy Pascal, co-chairman of Sony Pictures, The musical fantasy film was the biggest movie project Michael had discu