"Urban Myths" Michael Jackson's family react to Joseph Fiennes as late King of Pop

The first trailer featuring Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson has sparked angry responses from late King of Pop's family members.

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The first trailer for "Urban Myths" which features Joseph Fiennes as the late king of Pop Michael Jackson has been described as disappointing by the Jacksons.

The decision to cast British actor Joseph Fiennes as the black legend, Michael Jackson in the upcoming TV film has been controversial since the project was announced.

"Urban Myths" is a film about MJ trying to escape New York City with Elizabeth Taylor and Marlon Brando after the tragic 9/11 events.

Michael Jackson, Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson, Joseph Fiennes play

Michael Jackson, Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson, Joseph Fiennes

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Previously titled "Elizabeth, Michael and Marlon," the film also features Stockard Channing as Taylor and Brian Cox as Brando.

Following the debut of the film's trailer on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, Jackson's daughter Paris Jackson and his nephew Taj Jackson took to Twitter to express their disappointment.

 

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"Urban Myths" debuts January 19, 2017, on the U.K.'s Sky Arts.