Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” Video Facing 3-D Revival

Andrew Parks

By Andrew Parks

on 10.01.14 in News

Film director John Landis (Animal House, Blues Brothers, An American Werewolf in Paris) has revealed his plans for a 3-D version of the record-breaking Michael Jackson video “Thriller.” According to a Daily News report, the multimedia revival will most likely arrive next year, after a long legal battle with the King of Pop’s estate over profit sharing and Jackson’s “fraudulent, malicious and oppressive conduct” surrounding the clip.

“We settled and they paid me finally,” Landis said. “And so, actually there is something happening with Thriller’ … It is going to reappear in a highly polished and three-dimensional way that is very exciting on the big screen.

He continued, “I cannot tell you any more. I might have to kill you.”

A source close to the project also told the paper that a “Thriller” video game — either “a dance experience or a zombie-style, shoot-’em-up-style movie” — may also be in the cards. In the meantime, there’s always this: