Thursday, July 17, 2014

Ron Howard To Direct Documentary On Beatles Touring Years

A new, Apple-authorized Beatles documentary feature about the band’s touring years is in production. The film will have the full co-operation of Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono Lennon and Olivia Harrison.

Ron Howard is set to direct, and White Horse Pictures and Imagine Entertainment will produce. Grammy Award-winning Nigel Sinclair, Scott Pascucci and Academy Award-winner and multiple nominee Brian Grazer to produce with Howard. Michael Rosenberg and Guy East will serve as executive producers

The 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.

Ron 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."

For more information, go to http://www.thebeatlesliveproject.com.