Of course, to fans The Beatles amazing, wonderful and extraordinary songs and albums are iconic and still are musically everything good, but what if the world forgot that they and their incredible songs existed. That is the premise of Danny Boyle’s new film titled Yesterday. Starring Himesh Patel in the lead role, the acclaimed film, which releases on June 28th, also stars Lily James, Kate McKinnon, and features a special appearance by singer Ed Sheeran.
Yesterday, everyone knew The Beatles. Today, only Jack remembers their songs. He’s about to become a very big deal. From Academy Award®-winning director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, Trainspotting, 28 Days Later) and Richard Curtis, the Oscar-nominated screenwriter of Four Weddings and a Funeral, Love Actually and Notting Hill, comes a rock-n-roll comedy about music, dreams, friendship, and the long and winding road that leads to the love of your life.
Jack Malik (Himesh Patel, BBC’s Eastenders) is a struggling singer-songwriter in a tiny English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie (Lily James, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again). Then, after a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed … and he finds himself with a very complicated problem, indeed.
Performing songs by the greatest band in history to a world that has never heard them, and with a little help from his steel-hearted American agent, Debra (Emmy winner Kate McKinnon), Jack’s fame explodes. But as his star rises, he risks losing Ellie — the one person who always believed in him. With the door between his old life and his new closing, Jack will need to get back to where he once belonged and prove that all you need is love.
Yesterday features new versions of The Beatles’ most beloved hits and we have 2 sneak peeks!
We have the new clip from Yesterday were we hear sneak listens to the legendary songs ‘I Want to Hold Your Hand’ and ‘I Saw Her Standing There’
Also check out the video of ‘Yesterday’ performed by Himesh Patel live at Abbey Road Studios where The Beatles first recorded the iconic song 54 years ago
We were at an early screening of the film and we have to say it is absolutely brilliant! Yesterday is moving, laugh out loud funny, full of heart and more. Himesh Patel is outstanding. Watch for our full rave review coming up soon! But, we have to recommend that you definitely get your tickets for Yesterday now!