The Beatles Announce New Film With Peter Jackson

Jackson will craft the as-yet-untitled movie from 55 hours of beforehand unreleased footage displaying the legendary British music group recording what would turn out to be its Grammy Award-winning album “Let It Be” in January 1969.

British director Michael Edward Lindsay-Hogg had initially supposed to make use of the footage he filmed half a century in the past, alongside 140 hours of audio, for a tv particular. However as The Beatles Twitter account Wednesday famous, it “organically” morphed into Lindsay-Hogg’s 1970 documentary “Let It Be.”

Jackson stated he was “relieved to find the truth” of the filming of the album 50 years in the past was “very completely different to the parable” of fixed battle between the band’s members John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr ― given how the group cut up up a number of months later.

“It’s merely a tremendous historic treasure-trove. Positive, there’s moments of drama ― however not one of the discord this challenge has lengthy been related to,” Jackson added. “Watching John, Paul, George, and Ringo work collectively, creating now-classic songs from scratch, isn’t solely fascinating ― it’s humorous, uplifting and surprisingly intimate.”

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