Sky Arts has posted the first promo trailer for its upcoming eight-part comedy series “Urban Myths” which recreates rumored tales about celebrities and historical figures.
The most notable of the stories is that of the time Elizabeth Taylor, Marlon Brando and Michael Jackson supposedly shared a car when they were leaving New York after the September 11th terrorist attacks. Joseph Fiennes takes on the role of Jackson alongside Brian Cox as Brando and Stockard Channing as Taylor.
Other actors involved include “Game of Thrones” star Iwan Rheonas Adolf Hitler and Rupert Grint as his friend. There’s also Ben Chaplin as Cary Grant, Aidan Gillen as Dr. Timothy Leary, Eddie Marsan as Bob Dylan, and David Threlfall as writer Samuel Beckett.
“Urban Myths” kicks off its run on January 19th on Sky Arts.