King of Pop in court again

The director of the classic 1980s video Thriller has taken legal action against Michael Jackson. Legal...

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The director of the classic 1980s video Thriller has taken legal action against Michael Jackson.

Legal papers were filed on behalf of John Landis who claimed the fallen King of Pop withheld profits from him after the release of ’Thriller 25’ in 2008.

Landis, who co-wrote and directed the 1983 video, maintained that he was entitled to a 50% share.

Plans for a Broadway musical based on the 14 minute pop promo were announced on Tuesday.