Saturday , February 27 2021

After the success of "Bohemian Rhapsody", now a movie about the Beatles is coming

After the resounding success of "Bohemian Rhapsody", the biopic about the singer Freddie Mercury and the rock band Queen, now a documentary about the Beatles. The film will consist of video clips and audio tracks from sessions for the recording of the album "Let it be", according to companies WingNut Films and Apple Corps.

The film, which has no title yet and will be directed by New Zealander director Peter Jackson, based on nearly 55 hours of filming of the legendary British group in the studio, filmed between January 2 and January 31, 1969, only a year and a half before the debut of his last album "Let it Be" in May 1970, a date on which unfortunately they had already separated.

"With these images and the 140 hours of audio that made us available, this film allows us to be the studio mouse, the experience that longtime Beatles fans dreamed about"Jackson said in an official statement.

"While there are tense moments – since then the four band members are already arguing often – see John (Lennon), Paul (McCartney), George (Harrison) and Ringo (Starr) Working together, creating songs that have become classic, is not only fascinating, it's also fun, satisfying and incredibly intimate, "said the filmmaker, who won the Oscar three times thanks to" The Return of the King, "the last installment of the trilogue in "Lord of the Rings".

The 57-year-old screenwriter and filmmaker, restoring endless footage at Park Road Post studios he has in Wellington, using the same techniques developed for the World War I documentary "They Shall Not Grow Old," which came to light last year on large screens in England.

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