Black Entertainment : New TV show where white actor Joseph Fiennes plays Michael Jackson

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New TV show where white actor Joseph Fiennes plays Michael Jackson faces 'whitewashing' backlash - but director insists the star 'unlocks the spirit' of his character


As Michael Jackson fans express their dismay over actor Joseph Fiennes playing the King of Pop in an upcoming TV special, the show's director has defended choosing the white actor to play the role of the black star.

The casting of 46-year-old Fiennes in the upcoming Urban Myths special on Britain's Sky Arts was first criticized when it was announced last year, but there was a resurgence of backlash on Tuesday after a preview for the show with scenes featuring Michael Jackson was released.



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Michael Jackson film announced after Sky pulls Joseph Fiennes portrayal in Urban Myths

Fiennes' portrayal of the King of Pop caused outrage

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.......A new Michael Jackson biopic was announced by Lifetime on the same day that a controversial episode of
Urban Life about the King of Pop was pulled from broadcast.

.......Jackson's daughter Paris said of Fiennes' portrayal: "I'm so incredibly offended by it... as I'm sure plenty of people are as well, and it honestly makes me want to vomit."

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http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-e...de-pull-pars-neverland-lifetime-a7529091.html
 

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