Director Danny Boyle has a huge CV of British films under his belt - and was also the mastermind behind the London 2012 Olympic Games opening and closing ceremonies.
Interesting concept, no? I mean, who wouldn't pass off any of The Beatles' hits as their own given the chance? Today, only Jack remembers their songs.
The film stars Himesh Patel as Jack Malick, an aspiring singer-songwriter who's hit by a vehicle - and then wakes up in a world where nobody else remembers the music of The Beatles. "And then somehow you became the biggest star in the world". Richard Curtis is best known from writing hit rom coms including Love Actually, Notting Hill and Four Weddings and a Funeral.More news: Georgia rises in recruiting rankings after adding Anthony Edwards
From the production notes: "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 victor McKinnon), Jack's fame explodes".
Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) is a singer who has, seemingly, thrown in the towel, when he gets into a bike accident.
He added: "I could see that if it was something they both really believed in, that they might do something like that".More news: North Macedonia name change enters force
Lily James (Cinderella) plays Ellie, Jack's childhood best friend who Jack may lose as he ascends to rock "n" roll fame.
Scenes from the trailer of the Danny Boyle-directed film Yesterday which was shot in Norfolk and Suffolk. The two surviving members of the Beatles, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, are expected to make appearances in the June 28 release. "It's just been so long, there is no Beatles left really, particularly with John and George dead".More news: Michelle Obama’s text exchange with mom is so relatable