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See: Joseph Fiennes plays Michael Jackson in the new 'Urban Myths' trailer

 Joseph Fiennes

So there they were -- Elizabeth Taylor, Marlon Brandon and Michael Jackson -- driving around the countryside when they were pulled over by a police officer.

Meanwhile, Bob Dylan is looking for a man named "Dave."

Cary Grant is dropping LSD.

And Adolf Hitler is showing off his paintings.

Confused? You're not alone.

The wildly random tales are woven together in the first trailer for "Urban Myths: A Brand New Collection of Comedies."

Fiennes' portrayal of the late King of Pop is almost certainly the most controversial aspect of the anthology. (It's tough to say without seeing what they do with the Hitler story. )

His performance was slated to be featured in the film "Elizabeth, Michael and Marlon," which focused on the three superstars going on a road trip in a red sedan after the Sept. 11 attacks.

When the film was announced, Fiennes was accused of "whitewashing" the African American singer.

"This is territory that is sensitive," Fiennes said to the Associated Press. "One must determine if this portrayal is one that is going to be positive entertainment, and one that will not bring about division and put anyone's noses out of joint, so I went with the mind that this was a positive light-hearted comedy."



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