Last year it was announced that actor Joseph Fiennes would be playing the late Michael Jackson in a comedy entitled, Urban Myths on the British channel Sky Arts. The news drew major controversy because many disagreed with the show’s decision to cast a white actor to play a Black man. Well the first looks of Fiennes as Michael has dropped and if you were pissed before you’re sure as hell going to be pissed now!
The official trailer has been released and let’s just say social media is on fire because of it.
Here’s what social media had to say:
Urban Myths is set to follow the alleged story of a road trip that Michael, Elizabeth Taylor who is played by Stockard Channing, and Marlon Brando played by Brian Cox took after 9/11.