Earlier this week, Joseph Fiennes made headlines after it was reported the actor will be portraying Michael Jackson in an upcoming British TV movie.
Fans of the King of Pop were a bit surprised to find out that a white British guy would be playing MJ, and Fiennes himself admits:
"I'm a white, middle-class guy from London. I'm as shocked as you may be."
The 9/11 road trip movie Elizabeth, Michael, and Marlon is a "light tongue-and-cheek look" at an urban legend that appeared in a May 2011 Vanity Fair article.
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The story takes place right before September 11, 2001, when Marlon Brando, Elizabeth Taylor, and the Thriller singer were
Our minds just exploded!
Joseph Fiennes just scored the most unlikely role of all time…
Playing Michael Jackson in a TV drama!
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No, we are not sh*tting you! The project for SkyArts is about a road trip that the King Of Pop took with besties Elizabeth Taylor and Marlon Brando to escape New York after 9/11.
The wacky story was reported in a 2011 issue of Vanity Fair, and according to sources, the zany trio made it all the way to Ohio!
However, other sources discredit such a tale. According to Brando's former assistant, the actor stayed behind in New York.
According to Fiennes
The Golden Globes have been an institution in Hollywood for just about FOREVER!
Which means that for all the AH-mazing talent that is honored each year, there are just as many SUPER awkward moments from the show!
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James Franco is known for his outside-the-box antics!
However, even we were shocked by his recent decision to get one of Hollywood's hottest starlets tattooed on his neck.
On Wednesday, The Interview actor took to Instagram to flaunt his new neck ink of none other than — Emma Watson.
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On Thursday, Michael Jackson's longtime friend and doctor Arnold Klein passed away in Palm Springs, CA at 70.
The King of Pop's confidant was taken to the hospital earlier this week after suffering from abdominal pains and eventually died due to natural causes.
In case you forgot, the Hollywood dermatologist had quite the fall from grace after MJ's passing. As the father of Botox, the medical expert was close with many celebrities including Elizabeth Taylor, Cher, Goldie Hawn, Dustin Hoffman, Sharon Stone, and Dolly Parton.
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However things unraveled once it was revealed that the doc had injected the Thriller singer
Once a Mean Girl, always a mean girl…
On Monday, Lindsay Lohan decided to pay homage to the late, great Elizabeth Taylor by wearing a t-shirt with one of her quotes, "It's 5 o'clock somewhere," written on the chest.
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It's worth noting that the 28-year-old not only considers the legendary screen actress an influence, but she also portrayed her in the TV movie Liz & Dick!
However, when she tried to take a photo of her shirt, she ended up pulling a Karen.
From an evil queen to a desert queen, Angelina must just enjoy being in charge!
In a recent radio interview Angelina Jolie took a break from promoting Maleficent to confirm that she'd been tapped to star as Cleopatra in an upcoming film based on the life of the famed Egyptian queen.
Though it's unclear precisely when production is slated to begin, the starlet admitted the studio had already locked down a script.
Angelia told BBC Radio 5 Live: