10 Thrilling Secrets Now Revealed
The King of Pop’s spooky movie in 10 quick (and fun) facts! 1. Thriller
is the all-time best selling album worldwide with 104 million copies sold! 2.
The album received 8 Grammy Awards. 3.
The video clip was the most expensive ever made; it cost half a million dollar! 4
. The movie was directed by John Landis who had previously made “An American Werewolf in London”. 5.
The song was written by Rod Temperton and was originally titled “Starlight”. 6.
Make-up was made by Oscar-winner Rick Baker. He was a zombie in the clip. 7.
Fred Astaire, one of Jackson’s mentors, even attended a “Thriller” rehearsal. 8.
Choreographer Michael Peters did “Thriller” and the epic dance sequence of “Beat It”. He played a zombie. 9.
On August 29, 2009, 13,597 people did the Zombie Dance in Mexico City, Mexico. 10.
Horror-movie legend Vincent Price performed the voice-over.