Ralph Winter, producer of the X-Men series, attended the Produced By movie industry conference, and revealed that Michael had lobbied for a part in the first X-Men movie.
Mr Winter said that he didn’t want to be a mutant but he wanted the part of the wheelchair bound telepath and founder of the X-Men, Professor X. Patrick Stewart eventually got the role.
Source: moviefone.co.uk & MJWN
A former attorney for Michael Jackson, Howard Weitzman, has died in Los Angeles of cancer. He was also an attorney for other celebrities including Marlon Brando.