The film, based on the life of Beatles manager Brian Epstein, will not resume filming until January.
man from midas, the next film based on the life of Beatles manager Brian Epstein, was set to resume filming last month. The film tells the story of Epstein’s role in the creative ecosystem of the 1960s and his influence in the pop music industry at the time. However, filming has been rescheduled to resume from January 2022 instead. The delay is meant to keep new director Sara Sugarman up to date with the production process so far.
It seems man from midas encounters a series of hiccups, as the film’s original director Jonas Akerlund left the project in November. Additionally, much of the original cast also split from the film. Filming began in October. By the time filming resumes in January, the project has reportedly already been on a three-month hiatus. As a result, many have expressed concerns about the funding for this independent film.
However, the production team assures that there are no problems with funding or planning.
There is no delay. man from midas the shooting remains well on schedule to complete the film. The new production team is now on board. American filming begins in LA at the end of January. Filming in the UK resumes after that. Nothing to see here.
Despite all the delays, ‘Midas Man’ remains a movie to look forward to
Although the project encountered quite a few obstacles, those at the helm seem quite optimistic about the project. Especially the current cast of the film, which has been talked about for some time now. Along with a diverse roster of talent, it was recently revealed that comedian / Late Night Show host Jay Leno will star as iconic American TV personality Ed Sullivan.
The actors playing The Beatles are an amazing bunch, they give off that very visceral ’60s feeling, 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 TV host will bring a natural and accurate portrayal and add an incredible element of modern showbiz to the story. – Sara Sugarman, director
Brian Epstein’s main character will be played by Jacob Fortune-Lloyd, whose last notable performance was in the Netflix series The Queen’s Gambit. Jonah Lees will play John Lennon, musician Blake Richardson will be Paul McCartney, Leo Harvey Elledge will be George Harrison and Campbell Wallace will play Ringo Starr.
man from midas will be produced by StudioPow and Trevor Beattie Films. Twickenham Studios chairman Sunny Vohra and former Lionsgate UK chairman Nicola Pearcey will chair as executive producers.
The original Disney + The Beatles: Get Back docuseries were made from previously unreleased recorded and restored footage.
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