The Daily Beast – The Bizarre Story Behind Paris Jackson’s First Movie

The Daily Beast – The Bizarre Story Behind Paris Jackson’s First Movie by Kevin Fallon Before being hospitalized for attempting suicide, Michael Jackson’s daughter was set to make her movie debut. The film’s producer explains why he’s not abandoning his star. Paris Jackson is in the hospital recovering from what’s been reported as an attempted suicide. When she is discharged, she has at least one thing to look forward to: her first starring role in a movie. But, as is the typical Jackson way, the experience has been—and should prove to be—anything but ordinary. The 15-year-old daughter of the late Michael Jackson is signed on to play the heroine in Lundon’s Bridge and the Three Keys, an adaptation of a book by the same name. Despite her recent troubles, the film’s producers still plan on Jackson playing the part. “I gotta say yes,” Dennis Christen, who wrote the book and screenplay is one of the film’s producers, tells The Daily Beast when asked if Jackson remains attached to the film. “It’s the first signs of trouble, and we don’t want to be the kinds of producers that say, OK, you’re out. We want to back her. She is right now our girl.” This is just the latest hiccup for the film, which boasts a plot and distribution strategy that is, to say the least, unusual. From Russell Simmons to everyday people, Twitter users wished Paris a speedy recovery. Lundon’s Bridge and the Three Keys is the first of five films planned, all of which Christen says Jackson is attached to star in. She will play heroine Lundon O’Malley, the...