Jackson-Inspired Cirque Du Soleil In The Works?

Michael Jackson rehearses for his planned shows in London at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on June 23, 2009 Michael Jackson rehearses for his planned shows in London at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on June 23, 2009

The spirit of Michael Jackson continues to live on in his music and the “This Is It” documentary – and the King of Pop might also be getting the Cirque du Soleil treatment as well.

According to Showbiz411, the Canadian-based performance group is “heavily courting” the singer’s estate to create a Las Vegas-style show which would use Jackson’s music.

Cirque is reportedly attempting to convince the late singer’s camp that a Jackson-inspired show will have the same success as “Love,” the Beatles-themed show, which is currently running the Mirage Hotel & Casino.

The amount of money being negotiated to secure the rights to produce a Cirque Jackson show is reportedly “astronomical.”

Cirque Du Soleil is currently working on an Elvis-inspired show, “Viva Elvis,” which is scheduled to open next month at the ARIA Hotel in Las Vegas.

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