The Animal House helmer had filed a breach of contract suit against Jackson in January, claiming that for four years he had not been paid his 50 per cent in royalties on the 14-minute video he directed and co-wrote.
In addition, he is seeking monies earned from an hour-long 'making of' documentary.
Landis also took legal action to prevent the late singer from bringing 'Thriller' to the stage for a Broadway musical.
According to an interview with BloodyDisgusiting.com, he will proceed with the case as planned. "Despite Michael's tragic death, the 'Thriller' lawsuit continues," he said.
Last week, Landis paid his respects to the pop icon, saying: "Michael was an extraordinary talent and a truly great international star."
Earlier today, the An American Werewolf In London filmmaker announced that Dimension Films is in negotiations to purchase the rights for a remake of the 1981 horror flick.