Yesterday, everybody knew The Beatles. At this time, solely Jack remembers their songs. He’s about to turn into a really large deal. From Academy Award®-winning director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, Trainspotting, 28 Days Later) and Richard Curtis, the Oscar-nominated screenwriter of 4 Weddings and a Funeral, Love Really and Notting Hill, comes a rock-n-roll comedy about music, desires, friendship, and the lengthy and winding street that results in the love of your life.
Jack Malik (Himesh Patel, BBC’s Eastenders) is a struggling singer-songwriter in a tiny English seaside city whose desires of fame are quickly fading, regardless of the fierce devotion and help of his childhood greatest buddy, Ellie (Lily James, Mamma Mia! Right here We Go Once more). Then, after a freak bus accident throughout a mysterious world blackout, Jack wakes as much as uncover that The Beatles have by no means existed … and he finds himself with a really sophisticated downside, certainly.
Performing songs by the best band in historical past to a world that has by no means heard them, and with slightly assist from his steel-hearted American agent, Debra (Emmy winner Kate McKinnon), Jack’s fame explodes. However as his star rises, he dangers shedding Ellie — the one one that all the time believed in him. With the door between his outdated life and his new closing, Jack might want to get again to the place he as soon as belonged and show that each one you want is love.
That includes new variations of The Beatles’ most beloved hits, Yesterday is produced by Working Title’s Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner (Love Really, About A Boy, the Bridget Jones collection) alongside Matthew James Wilkinson and Bernie Bellew. Curtis and Boyle additionally produce. Nick Angel and Lee Brazier function govt producers.