Michael Jackson 1958-2009

SNEAK PEEK: Michael Jackson's This Is It

Get a behind the scenes look at the King of Pop's final rehearsals before the film hits theaters Oct. 28


The military-inspired number first appeared on the Dangerous tour, Payne tells us. "We did it with a greater number of dancers this time," he says of the "powerful" number. The choreographer adds that the crowd favorite features carefully crafted dance moves. "This shot shows their unity," he says. "And Michael looks amazing in it." Payne, who danced with Jackson himself on two tours, says watching the man move, "was like watching Michelangelo painting. I liken it to that type of genius."

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