The Beatles are getting 4 intersecting biopics

Director Sam Mendes is making four separate movies, each told from the perspective of one band member

The Beatles
Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and the families of the late John Lennon and George Harrison have signed off on the project
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Director Sam Mendes will make four separate movies about the Beatles, each told from the perspective of one band member, Mendes and Sony Pictures said Tuesday. Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and the families of the late John Lennon and George Harrison have signed off on the project, with full life and music rights.

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