Netflix Landing ‘Bubbles,’ Film About Michael Jackson’s Chimpanzee Companion: Cannes

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EXCLUSIVE:
Netflix is closing up a whopper of a deal this morning to acquire Bubbles, a package built around the Isaac Adamson spec screenplay that topped the 2015 Black List that tells the offbeat story of iconic singer Michael Jackson from the perspective of his beloved chimp Bubbles. Oscar nominated director Taika Waititi (Two Cars, One Night and Thor: Ragnarok) is set to co-direct the stop motion animated film with Mark Gustafson (Fantastic Mr. Fox). This one landed…