filipino prison inmates will recreate "thriller"

The world-famous Filipino prisoners who wowed the internet with their jailyard version of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" will reportedly recreate their dance in tribute to late pop king: Philippine jailbirds reprise Jackson YouTube tribute: TV.

If you've never seen the original video, which generated more than 23 million hits on YouTube, you've got to take a moment to check it out. It's downright surreal. 1,400 inmates in orange jail uniforms dancing in sync to Michael Jackson's biggest hit.

The mass dance performance will be held Saturday inside the provincial jail in Cebu. Hopefully, their "Thriller" moves haven't gotten rusty. Crisanto Niere, a balding, gap-toothed drug dealer who played MJ in the original video, is apparently still an inmate.

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