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Sky Arts Cancels "Urban Myths" Over Michael Jackson Controversy

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Only a few days after releasing a trailer for "Urban Myths," which featured Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson, British broadcaster Sky Arts has cancelled the episode. According to the network, the decision not to air the program comes "in light of the concerns expressed by Michael Jackson's immediate family," and comes after Jackson's daughter Paris tweeted that she wanted to vomit after watching a trailer for the show. Part of the "Urban Myths" series, which revolves around "remarkable stories from well-known historical, artistic and cultural figures, which may or may not have happened in real life," The episode in question centered on a supposed road trip taken by Jackson, Elizabeth Taylor and Marlon Brando in 2001. Earlier in the year, Sky had been criticized when news spread that Fiennes - a white actor - had been cast as the late musician. The trailer for the episode went viral earlier this week but has since been removed. The network adds that Fiennes supports the decision to pull the program.


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