January 18, 2022

The Actors Behind The Beatles Revealed In “Midas Man”

With the release of the documentary ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ via Disney +, fans of the Liverpool Quartet have received a lot of news regarding one of the most iconic rock bands of all time, so it’s no surprise that ‘a first look at the actors who will play them in a new biopic were unveiled today.

“Midas Man” will be a film whose story will focus on the life and career of musical representative Brian Epstein, known as the man who discovered the Beatles, leading them to stardom. The production has Sara Sugarman, known for her work on the HBO series “Vinyl,” as the director, posing as Jonas Akerlund.

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The film has a screenplay written by Jonathan Wakeman, confirming television presenter Jay Leno’s participation as Ed Sullivan, one of British television’s most iconic personalities and host of the program where the Beatles appeared for the first time on TV.

EW presented a first look at the actors who will be responsible for playing The Beatles. Jonah Lees will be John Lennon. Blake Richardson will play Paul McCartney, Leo Harvey Elledge will play George Harrison while Campbell Wallace will play Ringo Starr. Epstein will be played by Jacob Fortune-Lloyd, accompanied by Emily Watson, Lukas Gage, Eddie Marsan, among others.

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The production also represents Campbell Wallace’s debut as an actor, while other of his castmates have been seen in series such as “The Letter for the King”, “The Phantom of the Open” or ” Sun Records ”. Although Blake Richards is not a rookie in acting, he is best known for his work as a member of the boy group New Hope Club.

Given the multiple films focused on the work and lives of members of The Beatles, “Midas Man” will be the first time that a Brian Epstein-centric story will be told, which could present fans of this musical group with a point of view. different. to his rise to stardom through the life of a man with a long history in the music industry.

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Degree in Communication Sciences. Full-time amateur reader and cinephile. I joined the editorial staff of Tónica in January 2020.

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