Janet—Two -part, documentary that equips the career about Janet Jackson—Will premiere on television Jan. 28. Lifetime and A&E announced the news today on their social media accounts, where they shared the new three-minute trailer for the film. The clip includes interview episodes with Missy Elliott, Mariah Carey, Q-Tip, Janelle Monae, Teyana Taylor, Tyler Perry, and more. Watch the full trailer HERE.
The release date for a portion of Janet arrived on the 40th anniversary of Jackson’s 1982 self-titled debut album. Lifetime and A&E announced the film last fall, along with a short teaser. The four -hour documentary has been made over five years, and includes unseen footage from Jackson’s professional and personal life, as well as footage of Jackson referring to the 2004 Super Bowl as a “wardrobe malfunction,” his relationship with his later. brother Michael, and others. Jackson made executive Janet with his brother Randy Jackson. The film is directed by Ben Hirsch.
Last November, FX and Hulu aired a Presentations in the New York Times documentary titled Malfunction: Janet Jackson’s Dress Up. The film focuses on Jackson and Justin Timberlake’s 2004 Super Bowl XXXVIII halftime show controversy. In March of last year, it was a choice for Jackson’s job archived in the Library of Congress.
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