“Yesterday, everybody knew the Beatles. Today, only Jack remembers their songs. It is on the verge of becoming phenomenal,” one can read on the poster of the film. Announced in theaters for the beginning of the month of July, Yesterday is directed by Danny Boyle ( Slumdog Millionaire , 127 hours ) and written by the brilliant Richard Curtis, close to Paul McCartney, to whom we owe the incredible Love Actually and Good Morning England .
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In this same spirit of celebration of the English rock scene, both imagine in Yesterday a world where the legend of the interpreters of Come Together dropped off of the memoirs, except that of the central character, played by Himesh Patel. But to the great difference of Fabrice Luchini in Jean-Philippe (2006), which attempts to find Johnny Hallyday, he opts to appropriate the texts and melodies of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.
alongside Himesh Patel, Lily James will interpret the girlfriend who expected anything except to see his companion to break into the music industry. Spotted recently in Mamma Mia 2 and Baby Driver , the actress of almost 30 years was also the poster of the adaptation feature of the literary Circle of the lovers of peelings of potatoes, successful novel by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer. We will also screen the red-haired Ed Sheeran, a singer and popular for his ballads on the guitar and a few caméos as in the series Game of Thrones, in her first major role in cinema. “Those two months [of filming] was intense, said the singer in August 2018. I was playing in a concert four days in a row and I embrayais with three days of shooting.” In the trailer, it can be seen with Jack Malik in the writing of “his” songs: under the guidance of more-or-less advised, “Hey Jude” then turns into “Hey dude”…
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With Kate McKinnon ( S. O. S. Ghosts ), Ana de Armas ( Blade Runner 2049 ), Lamorne Morris ( New Girl ) and Joel Fry ( Game of Thrones ) also in the cast, Yesterday promises a lot of surprises, to discover in theaters July 3.