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‘Ultimate’ Beatles movie is going into production

A new Beatles movie project is being produced by WingNut Films and Apple Corps, with the support of Sir Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono, Olivia Harrison and Sir Paul McCartney.

Originally intended for a TV special, never-before-seen footage will instead be restored as part of a thrilling new film production helmed by director Peter Jackson. Speaking about the production, the director said this would be the “ultimate fly on the wall project”. The film will also include some of the more than 140 hours of unreleased audio recordings made by the band.

The film will take The Beatles fans back to the 1960s when the band were making their music in the studio. This intimate look at their creative process is something that has not previously been shown, and with over 50 hours of footage, there’s a wealth of behind-the-scenes anecdotes, and studio sessions for fans to see for the first time.

The footage that will be incorporated into the new film will include the studio recording sessions of The Beatles between January 2nd and January 31st 1969 - which contributed to the award winning album ‘Let it Be’ (the band's final studio album), released on the 8th May 1970.

An announcement of the film’s official release date is expected soon.

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