You’ll NEVER Guess Who Was SUPPOSED 2 Be Scarecrow In THE WIZ, Not MJ!

Posted On : May 14, 2015

THE JEFFERSONS

Okay ILOSM fam’ here’s an Old School fun fact for you that you probably couldn’t have called in a million years…at least I know I couldn’t have.

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The film the Wiz was one of the greatest films ever created in my opinion and the entire cast did an amazing job with bringing the film to life but get this: Michael Jackson was the SECOND CHOICE for the role of the “Scarecrow.” Can you believe that? There was actually a very popular actor who was supposed to play the character at first and let’s just say he is probably the last person many of us would have expected.

Michael Jackson as Scarecrow in The Wiz, screening at Universal CityWalk's Summer Block Party, Thursday, July 9 at 7:00pm. photo credit: courtesy Universal Home Entertainment..  (PRNewsFoto/Universal Studios Hollywood)

See who he is on the next page…

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