The first trailer from Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis’s Beatles inspired ‘Yesterday’ has been released by Universal Pictures.
Academy Award®-winning director Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire, Steve Jobs) joins celebrated screenwriter Richard Curtis (Love Actually,Notting Hill) for a new comedy from Working Title starring Lily James (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, Baby Driver), Himesh Patel (BBC’s EastEnders,Damned) and Kate McKinnon (The Spy Who Dumped Me).
The film hits cinemas June 28th
Jack Malik (Himesh Patel, BBC’s Eastenders) is a struggling singer-songwriter in a tiny English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie (Lily James, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again).
Then, after a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed … and he finds himself with a very complicated problem, indeed. 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 winner Kate McKinnon), Jack’s fame explodes.
But as his star rises, he risks losing Ellie — the one person who always believed in him. With the door between his old life and his new closing, Jack will need to get back to where he once belonged and prove that all you need is love.