Tag Archives: Apple Corps

Beatles music will be allowed in Brian Epstein biopic

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: On the heels of a story that Hollywood’s actively seeking out fresh musical biopics to meet audience demand comes news of a project tied to the biggest band in the world. Brian Epstein, manager of The Beatles and official “fifth Beatle” (according to Paul McCartney), will[...]

Sir Paul McCartney charity auction grosses $130,000

HollywoodNews.com: One lucky Paul McCartney fan had his Christmas wish granted yesterday! The chance to meet Sir Paul McCartney backstage at his upcoming Dec 13th show at the iconic Apollo Theater in New York was auctioned for a whopping $130,000 after 10 days of frenzied bidding at leading charity auction[...]

‘Dinner for Schmucks’ forks out $1.5M for Beatles song

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: The Beatles rarely if ever give permission for their records to be used in movies. Sometimes they allow the songs to be covered by other artists. But it’s a given that the answer is ‘no’ when a film producer asks for a Beatles record to be[...]

The Beatles’ Norwegian Wood to be used

hollywoodnews.com: The Beatles’ track Norwegian Wood will appear in the film adaptation of Japanese author Haruki Murakami’s novel of the same name. In a rare movie deal, producers of film, which takes its name from the song, persuaded Apple Records and Sony Music to allow them to use the track[...]

Beatles’ “Longest Cocktail Party” movie in the works

By Hollywood News Staff Hollywoodnews.com: Beatle-mania plans to hit the screen again as Revolution Films plans to produce Richard DiLello’s memoir “The Longest Cocktail Party”’ about the band’s shenanigans at the Apple record label. News follows on the heels of Robert Zemeckis’ January announcement to remake the Beatles’ “Yellow Submarine”[...]