In March 2018, director Danny Boyle and writer Richard Curtis were announced. To be teaming on a musical comedy that will be set in the 1960s or 1970s. Centre on “a struggling musician who thinks he’s the only person who can remember The Beatles”. Himesh Patel cast in the lead role. Later that month, Lily James and Kate McKinnon joined the cast. Boyle informed the surviving members and widows of the band about. The film and received a reply he described as “lovely” from Ringo Starr. YESTERDAY Trailer (2019)
In April 2018, Ed Sheeran joined the cast and would potentially also write. New music for the film, which would also include Beatles songs. In May 2018, Sophia Di Martino, Joel Fry and Harry Michell joined the cast. YESTERDAY Trailer (2019)
Filming began on 21 April 2018, with production in the United Kingdom starting on 26 April 2018, with scenes filmed all around Suffolk in Halesworth, Dunwich, Shingle street, Latitude Festival and Clacton-on-Sea, Essex. A casting call was issued for extras in overnight scenes shot immediately after Sheeran’s four consecutive concerts at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales in May 2018. A further 5,000 extras were also recruited to appear in scenes shot on Gorleston Beach in Norfolk in June 2018. Wembley Stadium was also used to film a concert scene.
It cost around $10 million in order to get the rights for the Beatles’ songs to be featured in the film.Click to watch 2019 Mac Pro Impressions