Beatles Actors Revealed For Movie ‘Midas Man’, First Look Images – Deadline

The actors who play the Fab Four have been revealed for the Beatles movie manager Midas man.

Jonah Lees (The letter to the king) will play John Lennon, musician Blake Richardson (from the band New Hope Club) will play Paul McCartney, Leo Harvey Elledge (Creation stories) is George Harrison, and Campbell Wallace will play Ringo Starr. Here are some first-look images of newcomer actors like the iconic quartet at London’s famous Abbey Road studios.

Adam Lawrence (Peaky blinders) has joined the cast as Pete Best and, as we revealed earlier this week, Jay Leno (Tonight’s show) has joined as Ed Sullivan.

Jacob Fortune-Lloyd (The Queen’s Gambit) plays the lead role of Beatles manager Brian Epstein, Emily Watson is Epstein’s mother, Malka “Queenie” Epstein, Eddie Marsan plays Brian’s father and successful businessman Harry, Omari Douglas is Lonnie Trimble, the confidant of Epstein’s confidence, and Rosie Day plays the Merseybeat star. Cilla Black. Another key cast includes Lukas Gage (With love, Victor) as Tex Ellington and Charley Palmer Rothwell (Jack ryan) as The Beatles record producer George Martin.

Midas man, currently in production, traces Epstein’s role in the creative explosion of the 1960s and his considerable influence on pop music.

As we revealed last week, the project is back in production after a forced hiatus while producers searched for a replacement for director Jonas Akerlund. Sara Sugarman (Confessions of a Teen Drama Queen) he’s just on board to direct.

Filming began last month in Liverpool, but had to be suspended for three weeks. Filming will move to the United States early next year.

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Midas man is being produced by StudioPow and Trevor Beattie Films. Twickenham Studios Chairman Sunny Vohra and former Lionsgate UK Chairman Nicola Pearcey are among the executive producers. It is being made in association with Er Dong Pictures, which will distribute the film in China. Mister Smith handles worldwide sales and has signed a handful of international agreements. The original script is based on a film story by Brigit Grant and written by Jonathan Wakeham.

Sugarman said today: “The actors who play the Beatles are an extraordinary group, they ooze that very visceral feeling of the 60s, they are charming, playful and so authentic and I have no doubt that Jay Leno will capture the essence of Ed Sullivan through The perfection. His own experience as an American television host will provide a natural and accurate representation and add an incredible element of modern show business to the story. “

Mister Smith Entertainment has sold the film to Signature UK in the UK / Ireland, Transmission Films in Australia / New Zealand, ACME in the Baltics, WW Entertainment in Benelux, Exponenta at 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 company is currently in negotiations for additional territories.

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