Michael Jackson’s This Is It didn’t quite do the business that producers at AEG Live expected. They pre-pegged the film as a Dark Knight-sized hit, earning $250m right out of the gate. But the film is still doing exceptionally well; while it is only at $61m domestic it has earned more than twice that internationally, to put it at a global $200m take. (So says Reuters.) So the company is jumping into the filmed concert biz full-scale. The company’s next concert film, a 3D production featuring Dave Matthews and Gogol Bordello is already in the can, and more are planned. Read More »