Ron Howard excited to direct upcoming documentary on Beatles touring years

July 16, 2014 10:55 PM

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A new authorized documentary--so far without a title--on the Beatles’ touring years is in the works. It was announced today, July 16, 2014 that Apple Corps Ltd, White Horse Pictures, and Imagine Entertainment are producing the film, which will be directed by Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard with full cooperation of Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono Lennon and Olivia Harrison. Apple representatives wrote, “This film will focus on The Beatles’ journey from the early days of the Cavern Club in Liverpool and engagements in Hamburg to their last public concert in Candlestick Park, San Francisco, in 1966.”

Howard said, “I am excited and honored to be working with Apple and the White Horse team on this astounding story of these four young men who stormed the world in 1964. Their impact on popular culture and the human experience cannot be exaggerated." In an interview with Rolling Stone, he said, “"We ...

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