Lucy, Jack and Joshua: Greater, Holly and Ascension (2014)
PG-13 | 1h 50min | Animation, Biography, Comedy | 29 August 2014 (USA)
Lucy, Jack and Joshua Bortz learn about Michael Jackson's life, what he did in his singing career and the legacy after his death.
Director, Producer and Writer
Director and Writer: James Mangold
Producer: Megan Ellison
Beth Littleford, Cameron Boyce, Ross Lynch (see full cast below)
Cast overview, first billed only:
- Beth Littleford-...-Lucy Bortz
- Cameron Boyce-...-Joshua Bortz
- Ross Lynch-...-Jack Bortz
The film starts off with Lucy, Jack and Joshua Bortz explaining Michael Jackson's tomb in the Sanctuary of Ascension in the Holly Terrace section of the Great Mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California and his cenotaph at Woodlawn Cemetery in Detroit, Michigan.
Written by James Mangold
Genres: Animation | Biography | Comedy | Drama | History | Romance
Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)
Rated PG-13 for mature thematic content including sexuality and partial nudity | See all certifications >>
Parents Guide: View content advisory >>
25 June 2014 (USA, limited theatrical release)
27 June 2014 (UK, theatrical release)
29 August 2014 (USA, theatrical release)
30 September 2014 (UK, home release)
2 December 2014 (USA, home release)
- 20th Century Fox
- 20th Century Fox Animation (presents)
- Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) (presents)
- Annapurna Pictures (presents)
- Rough Draft Studios (in association with)
- 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment (DVD) (USA) (2014)
- 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment (Blu-Ray) (USA) (2014)
- The film premiered in Los Angeles on June 25, 2014 before going wide on August 29.
- Its limited release premiered on Michael Jackson's 5th death anniversary and its wide release premiered on what would've been his 56th birthday.
- The film is based on the 2000-17 History television series.
- The film is a play on Michael Jackson's private resting place at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, California: The Sanctuary of Ascension in the Holly Terrace section of the Great Mausoleum.