Stockard Channing, Joseph Fiennes And Brian Cox Are “Elizabeth, Michael & Marlon”


, perfectly cast as Elizabeth Taylor, is joined by as Michael Jackson and as Marlon Brando in movie/sketch comedy special ELIZABETH, MICHAEL & MARLON.

It tells the story of an alleged road trip undertaken by Michael Jackson, Elizabeth Taylor, and Marlon Brando to get out of New York City following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. First detailed in a Vanity Fair article in 2011, the story is often considered urban legend. The special, which has no airdate but will air this year, is part of a series of comedies from UK’s about unlikely stories from arts and cultural history.  is directing from a script by . is producing.

Channing, known for her iconic role as Rizzo in Grease, has recently recurred on The Good Wife and The Mysteries of Laura. She is repped by , Markham, Froggatt, & Irwin, and Anonymous Content.

Fiennes, who can next be seen in biblical drama Risen, is with , The Artists Partnership, and Anonymous Content. In response to questions about casting Fiennes, a white actor, as the King of Pop, says the network “gives the creative freedom to cast roles as they wish, within the diversity framework which we have set.”

Cox recently appeared in BBC and A&E’s War & Peace mini. He is repped by , Conway van Gelder Grant, and Insight Entertainment.


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