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Casting of Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson in British TV comedy sparks controversy

Casting of Joseph Fiennes as Michael Jackson in British TV comedy sparks controversy

Joseph Fiennes shot to fame playing the Bard in the Oscar-winning film "Shakespeare in Love," but the news that he has been cast to play another great entertainer, Michael Jackson, has sparked controversy. 

The British actor will star as the late pop star in "Elizabeth, Michael & Marlon," set to debut later this year on the British network.  

The half-hour comedy special is inspired by the (possibly apocryphal) tale of a road trip shared by Jackson, Marlon Brando and Elizabeth...

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