The Lifetime TV movie Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland is about the last days of the pop icon’s life, as witnessed by his trusted bodyguards Bill Whitfield and Javon Beard who wrote the best selling book, “Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days.” The late Michael Jackson is portrayed by MJ impersonator (and former hired body double) Navi.
Javon Beard is portrayed by Sam Adegoke. He’s known for his roles on Switched at Birth (Chris Walker) and Murder in the First (Billy James). Bill Whitfield is portrayed by Chad Coleman. He’s known for his roles on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (Z), Arrow (Tobias Church), The Walking Dead (Tyreese Williams), and The Wire (Cutty), among others. Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland premieres on Lifetime on Monday, May 29 at 8pm.