Michael Jackson movie URBAN MYTHS will NOT come out due to controversy

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U.K. Channel Sky Arts has announced that they will not be airing the episode of Urban Myths which was going to deal with a post-9/11 road trip taken by Michael Jackson (Joseph Fiennes), Elizabeth Taylor (Stockard Channing) and, yes, Marlon Brando (Brian Cox) back in 2001.

Jackson's daughter Paris tweeted these scathing words about the project (which might have prompted the negative reaction that happened)


















Here’s Sky Arts' full statement via Billboard:
"We have taken the decision not to broadcast Elizabeth, Michael and Marlon, a half hour episode from the Sky Arts Urban Myths series, in light of the concerns expressed by Michael Jackson’s immediate family. We set out to take a light-hearted look at reportedly true events and never intended to cause any offense."
"Joseph Fiennes fully supports our decision."
And so, this film will be shelved indefinitely and, quite possibly, never see the light of day, but how about finding a way to get this out to the public. Quite possibly via a leak? I know it looks like a trainwreck waiting to happen, but I am just curious about the artistic motivation the filmmakers had in making something like this. I want to see what they were trying to achieve by depicting these three legends embarking on that infamous road trip. It looks and sounds like a guilty pleasure.
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