We all knew that a biopic on the Beatles manager Brian Epstein that is titled Midas Man has been in the making for a while now. Every fan out there wants to know what is the story behind the man who helped The Beatles to this great success ramps in life.
So, fans it’s time to dance around again because the makers are not done with The Beatle’s content yet and you are getting more of it. Yes, you heard that right, another chapter of The Beatles story is to be brought up in the form of a biographical film that will be based on the life of their manager Brian Epstein.
From the time Brian Epstein became the manager of The Beatles in 1962 till his death, how he helped them carve out their image as The Beatles. Actors Blake Richardson, Jonah Lees, Leo Harvey Elledge, and Campbell Wallace are all set to play the lead characters of Beatles stars. And as reported earlier Jacob Fortune will be playing the role of Epstein and many amazing characters will also be seen playing new characters of the story as per the storyline.
Once The Beatles actually exploded their talents on the world stage and found recognition internationally, it was Brian Epstein who handled all their tasks, business work, and other official things. Unfortunately, he died due to an overdose in 1967 which was later ruled as an accidental death. So, if you are The Beatles fan here’s everything you need to know about the new Beatles series Brian Epstein biography.
Midas Man release date
unfortunately, the Midas Man does not have any release date or any official announcement. But it will be released in the UK and Ireland by Signature UK. The production of the film began last month in Liverpool. However, it got halted for about three weeks when the producers were on a search for a replacement for director Jonas Akerland.
Akerland also told a media portal:
“I regret that things haven’t turned out as we had planned on Midas Man.
“I wish Jacob [Fortune-Lloyd] and the team the best with the film.”
Now the director has been replaced by Director Sara Sugarman and the film will move forward in her direction.
Midas Man cast
The very loved and popular Queen’s Gambit actor Jacob Fortune will play the legendary character of the music manager Brian Epstein. On the other hand, it has also been reported that Emily Watson has been cast as Brian’s mother Malka “queenie” Epstein and Eddie Marsan will play the character of Brian’s father Harry.
Omari Douglas will play the role of Brian’s confidant Lonnie Trimble while the singer Cilla Black role will be played by Rosie Day. The record producer of The Beatles will be portrayed by Charley Palmer Rothwell and Lukas Gage will play the role of Tex Wellington.
Who plays The Beatles in Midas Man?
On November 24th it was announced which actors will be cast in the biography to play the role of The Beatles in the film. Jonah Lees will be playing the role of John Lennon while musician Blake Richardson will be portraying the character of Paul McCartney. In addition to this Leo Harvey Elledge will be seen playing the character of George Harrison while Campbell Wallace has been cast as the drummer of Ringo Starr. The Peaky Blinders star Adam Lawrence will also be cast as one of the Fifth Beatles, who was replaced in the band by Ringo Starr before their success.
The director Sara Sugarman also said:
“The actors playing the Beatles are an extraordinary group they ooze that very visceral feeling of the ’60s, are charming, playful, and so authentic and I have no doubt that Jay Leno will capture the essence of Ed Sullivan perfectly.
“His own experience as an American television host will bring forward a natural, and accurate portrayal and add an incredible element of modern showbiz to the story.”
Even though Midas Man does not have a release date the makers have given us enough information to keep ourselves hitched to the waiting process. This was all which we knew about the upcoming The Beatles content for the fans. As soon as the new updates start dropping we will update our content surely. Stay tuned to our website and get all the updates right here!
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