The actors portraying the Fab Four have been revealed for Beatles supervisor film Midas Man.
Jonah Lees (The Letter For The King) will play John Lennon, Blake Richardson (Eleven Days) shall be Paul McCartney, Leo Harvey Elledge (Creation Stories) is George Harrison, and newcomer Campbell Wallace will play Ringo Starr. Here are some first-look photos of the newcomer actors as the long-lasting quartet on the well-known Abbey Road Studios in London.
Adam Lawrence (Peaky Blinders) has joined forged as Pete Best and, as we revealed earlier this week, Jay Leno (The Tonight Show) has joined as Ed Sullivan.
Jacob Fortune-Lloyd (The Queen’s Gambit) performs the lead position of Beatles supervisor Brian Epstein, Emily Watson is Epstein’s mom Malka “Queenie” Epstein, Eddie Marsan portrays Brian’s father and profitable businessman Harry, Omari Douglas is Lonnie Trimble, Epstein’s ever-trusted confidant, and Rosie Day performs Merseybeat star Cilla Black. Other key forged embrace Lukas Gage (Love, Victor) as Tex Ellington and Charley Palmer Rothwell (Jack Ryan) as The Beatles’ document producer George Martin.
Midas Man, presently in manufacturing, charts Epstein’s position within the inventive explosion of the Nineteen Sixties and his sizable affect on pop music.
As we revealed final week, the venture is again in manufacturing after an enforced hiatus whereas producers sought a substitute for director Jonas Akerlund. Sara Sugarman (Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen) is newly aboard to direct.
Filming started final month in Liverpool however needed to be placed on maintain for 3 weeks. The shoot will transfer over to the U.S. early subsequent 12 months.
Midas Man is being produced by StudioPow and Trevor Beattie Films. Twickenham Studios Chairman Sunny Vohra and former Lionsgate UK President Nicola Pearcey are among the many exec producers. It is being made in affiliation with Er Dong Pictures, which is because of distribute the movie in China. Mister Smith is dealing with world gross sales and had inked a handful of International offers. The unique screenplay is predicated on a display story by Brigit Grant and written by Jonathan Wakeham.
Sugarman mentioned right now: “The actors playing the Beatles are an extraordinary group they ooze that very visceral feeling of the 60’s, are charming, playful, and so authentic and I have no doubt that Jay Leno will capture the essence of Ed Sullivan perfectly. His own experience as an American television host will bring forward a natural, and accurate portrayal and add an incredible element of modern showbiz to the story.”
Mister Smith Entertainment has pre-sold the movie to Signature UK in UK /Ireland, Transmission Films in Australia/NZ, ACME within the Baltics, WW Entertainment in Benelux, Exponenta in CIS, Blitz in Ex-Yugoslavia, Metropolitan in France, Eagle Pictures in Italy, Monolith Films in Poland, NOS Lusomundo in Portugal, Mislabel in Scandinavia, Tripictures in Spain, and Ascot Elite in Switzerland. The firm is presently in negotiation on further territories.