Danny Boyle’s musical comedy Yesterday to release in India on July 12


It features Indian origin actor Himesh Patel in the lead as Jack Malik alongside Lily James, singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran and Kate McKinnon. Curtis and Boyle also produce. Featuring new versions of The Beatles’ most loved hits, Yesterday is produced by Working Title’s Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner alongside Matthew James Wilkinson and Bernie Bellew. 0
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“I went away and wrote a film based on that simple-but-brilliant idea. “One of our producers came to me with Jack Barth’s idea, a story about a musician who remembers The Beatles’ music in a world where no one else does. So, whilst the extraordinary premise is Jack’s, the script and shape of the story are mine,” Curtis said in a statement. Nick Angel, Lee Brazier and Liza Chasin serve as executive producers. I loved the idea, and at that point told them I didn’t want to read the script as I would like a crack at it myself. Advertising

Inspired by The Beatles, the film, with a screenplay by Richard Curtis, is based on Jack Barth’s story.