The Beatles. The Band You Know. The Story You Don't.
Ron Howard's authorized documentary about the early years of the Beatles, “The Beatles: Eight Days A Week – The Touring Years” is based on the first part of the Beatles’ career between 1962 and 1966 and will explore how John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr came together. The title is taken from a 1964 hit single by the group.
The film explores the inner workings of the group, their unique musical gifts and their complementary personalities and includes early performances at the Cavern Club in Liverpool to their last concert at Candlestick Park in San Francisco in 1966.
The film features exclusive footage and is produced with the full cooperation of Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Yoko Ono Lennon and Olivia Harrison.
The film will premiere on Sept. 15 in London as part of its release in the U.K., France and Germany, followed by the Sept. 16 release in the U.S., Australia an New Zealand and a Sept. 22 release in Japan.
The film will become available to stream exclusively to Hulu subscribers on the next day to the U.S. premiere, Sept. 17. It will be the first feature film to debut on Hulu following its theatrical premiere.
Producers are White Horse Pictures’ Nigel Sinclair, Scott Pascucci and Brian Grazer of Imagine Entertainement with Howard. Apple Corps Ltd.’s Jeff Jones and Jonathan Clyde are serving as executive producers, along with Imagine’s Michael Rosenberg and White Horse’s Guy East and Nicholas Ferrall.