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The First Trailer for Danny Boyle’s “Yesterday” Imagines a World Where The Beatles Never Existed

Himesh Patel Stars as the Only Man Who Remembers The Beatles

Feb 12, 2019 Ed Sheeran Bookmark and Share

From his 1996 breakthrough film Trainspotting (about Scottish heroin addicts) to the zombie classic 28 Days Later to space thriller Sunshine to Oscars Best Picture winner Slumdog Millionaire, the career of British film director Danny Boyle has taken some interesting paths. His next movie is Yesterday, which imagines a world where The Beatles never existed, and now the first trailer has been shared. The film stars Himesh Patel as Jack Malik, a struggling singer/songwriter who wakes up in the hospital after a biking accident to discover that the whole world has forgotten The Beatles, including his girlfriend Ellie (Lily James), as if they never existed. Jack still remembers them and starts to become famous pretending the band’s songs are his own. Yesterday is written by Richard Curtis, who wrote and directed Love Actually and About Time, and also wrote Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill, Bridget Jones’s Diary, and the classic “Vincent and the Doctor” episode of Doctor Who. Watch the trailer below.

Yesterday is due out June 28 via Universal. The film also stars Kate McKinnon and Ana de Armas (Blade Runner 2049), plus Ed Sheeran seemingly appears as himself, as does James Corden. Boyle was scheduled to make the next James Bond film, but left the project last August due to creative differences. He was replaced by Cary Joji Fukunaga (True Detective, Beasts of No Nation).

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February 12th 2019

Thanks for the blog…...

February 16th 2019

If the beatles never existed would we have pop the way we do now? Would we ever have had 90’s music? Interesting idea.