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Simon Cowell To Co Produce Biopic About Brian Epstein

Simon Cowell is set to produce a movie biopic of the late Beatles manager Brian Epstein, which will be entitled The Fifth Beatle. It’s an adaptation of a graphic novel of the same name published...

Simon Cowell To Produce Brian Epstein Biopic

Simon Cowell will produce a biopic of the Beatles' late manager Brian Epstein.The 55-year-old music mogul has signed up to work on the film, titled 'The Fifth Beatle', having always been ''fascinated'' by the entrepreneur,...

Simon Cowell To Produce Brian Epstein Biopic

Simon Cowell will produce a biopic of the Beatles' late manager Brian Epstein.The 55-year-old music mogul has signed up to work on the film, titled 'The Fifth Beatle', having always been ''fascinated'' by the entrepreneur...

Brian Epstein Posthumously Honoured In London

Legendary Beatles manager Brian Epstein has been honoured with a special blue plaque tribute in London.Eighties pop star Adam Ant and British actor Andrew Lancel, who portrayed the music mogul in biographical stage play Epstein...

'Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame' Tonight: Joan Jett To Step In For Kurt Cobain?

Today's the day! A new year's worth of rock royalty will tonight be ushered into the coveted Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at Brooklyn's Barclays Center. Nirvana, KISS, Peter Gabriel, Cat Stevens, Linda Ronstadt,...

Rolling Stones Manager Sitting Out Hall Of Fame Induction

The Rolling Stones' former manager Andrew Loog Oldham has announced he'll be a no-show at Thursday's (10Apr14) Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony after learning museum bosses have only allocated five minutes of...

Vivek Tiwary Scored Personal Beatles Tour For Brian Epstein Research

Broadway producer Vivek Tiwary landed his very own, custom tour of The Beatles's native Liverpool, England as he researched the life of Fab Four manager Brian Epstein for a planned biopic.Tiwary has been working on...

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Helped Producer Land Beatles Music Rights For Epstein Biopic

Sir Paul Mccartney has been credited with helping Broadway producer Vivek Tiwary score the rights to use the Beatles' music in a planned biopic about legendary Fab Four manager Brian Epstein, after his requests to...

Kiss And Nirvana Among 2014'S Hall Of Fame Inductees

Kiss, Nirvana, Peter Gabriel and the Beatles' late manager Brian Epstein are among the nine honourees who will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year (14).In October (13), organisers announced...

Nirvana, Kiss And Peter Gabriel Among This Year's Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductees

The inductees for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's class of 2014 have been chosen, with Nirvana, KISS, Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, Cat Stevens and Linda Ronstadt all being honoured in the latest...

Bring It On Director Takes Charge Of Brian Epstein Biopic

The much-anticipated biopic of Beatles manager Brian Epstein now has a director and a start date.Filmmaker Peyton Reed has signed on to direct The Fifth Beatle, which will be based on Vivek J. Tiwary's graphic...

Peyton Reed To Direct The Fifth Beatle

Peyton Reed has signed on to direct 'The Fifth Beatle'.The man behind 'Bring It On' and 'The Break-Up' has been announced as director for the film adaptation of the New York Times best-selling graphic novel,...

The Fifth Beatle Comic Book To Launch In Italy

A new graphic novel about the life of Beatles manager Brian Epstein will debut in Italy as part of the 10th anniversary of the country's Rolling Stone magazine.Vivek J. Tiwary, Andrew C. Robinson and Kyle...

Billy J. Kramer Fighting To Get Brian Epstein In The Hall Of Fame

British music legend Billy J. Kramer has launched a new campaign to get his late manager Brian Epstein into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.The rocker, who shared Epstein with his pals the Beatles...

Benedict Cumberbatch To Play Brian Epstein

Benedict Cumberbatch is to play Brian Epstein in a new biopic.The 36-year-old actor will work alongside his 'Sherlock' director Paul McGuigan in the film about the legendary Beatles manager, who was sometimes dubbed the 'fifth...

Benedict Cumberbatch To Play Brian Epstein In New Biopic

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy star Benedict Cumberbatch is teaming up with his Sherlock director Paul Mcguigan to bring Beatles manager Brian Epstein back to life in a new biopic.Cumberbatch will portray the enigmatic svengali in...

Filmmaker Secures Rights To Use Beatles Songs In Brian Epstein Biopic

Filmmaker Vivek J. Tiwary has scored a Hollywood first after securing the rights to early BEATLES songs for his upcoming Brian Epstein biopic.His movie about the Fab Four's manager marks the first time a moviemaker...

Record Breaking Choir Gathering In Liverpool For The Beatles’ 50th Anniversary

Today marks the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ first hit song, ‘Love Me Do’ (October 5, 2012). To mark the occasion, a choir of 1631 people gathered in the band’s home town of Liverpool to...

Brian Epstein Bought 10,000 Copies Of ‘Love Me Do’ To Ensure The Beatles Chart Success

A new documentary charting the rise of The Beatles has revealed that the band’s manager, Brian Epstein, was partly responsible for their initially success after he bought 10,000 copies of the group’s first single ‘Love...

Brian Epstein Bought 10,000 Copies Of 'Love Me Do' To Ensure Beatles Chart Entry

It looks like The Beatles single, Love Me Do was always set a chart entry, due to some sneaky sales tactics employed by Brian Epstein, reports Music Week. "He [Brian Epstein] went and he bought...

Early Ringo Starr Recordings Unearthed

Recordings by Ringo Starr's first ever band have been found after more than 50 years.The Beatles drummer started out in Rory Storm and the Hurricanes - one of the top bands of the Liverpool scene...

Brian Epstein's Life To Be Made Into Biopic

Legendary Beatles manager Brian Epstein's life is to be turned into a biopic, which will unearth secrets about the gay svengali.Broadway producer Vivek Tiwary has been developing the project, titled The Fifth Beatle, for years,...

Beatle's First Contract On Sale

THE BEATLES' first ever contract with legendary manager BRIAN EPSTEIN is set to fetch a staggering $500,000 (GBP250,000) at auction. The historic document, which launched the Fab Four on the road to global superstardom, was...

Epstein Memorial Plans Slammed By Pal

A close friend of former BEATLES manager BRIAN EPSTEIN has slammed plans to build a monument of the music mogul in his Liverpool, England hometown - dismissing the idea as "rubbish". Solicitor Rex Makin is...

Campaign Launched To Honour Epstein

A campaign has been launched to have former BEATLES manager BRIAN EPSTEIN inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. Music producer Martin Lewis has set up a petition on website brianepstein.com to have...

Merseybeat Drummer Marsden Dies

GERRY + THE PACEMAKERS drummer FRED MARSDEN has lost his battle with cancer in Southport, England, He was 66. Fronted by Marsden's brother GERRY, his band was the second group signed by BEATLES manager BRIAN...

Lennon Had 'One Night Stand' With Epstein

The late JOHN LENNON had a one night stand with THE BEATLES' gay manager BRIAN EPSTEIN in 1963, according to the band's official biographer HUNTER DAVIES. In Davies' forthcoming memoirs THE BEATLES, FOOTBALL AND ME...

Mccartney's Ex-publicist Wishes Him 'Happy' Birthday

SIR PAUL MCCARTNEY's former publicist GEOFF BAKER has wished the star a happy 64th birthday, two years after he was sacked. Baker's 15 year relationship with the ex-BEATLE came to a messy end after a...

Law/epstein Rumours Rubbished

Reports British heart-throb JUDE LAW is set to play late BEATLES manager BRIAN EPSTEIN in a biopic have been rubbished by the project's producer. VIVEK TIWARY has written a script for THE FIFTH BEATLE...

Law To Star In Epstein Biopic

British heart-throb JUDE LAW is set to play late BEATLES manager BRIAN EPSTEIN in a quirky, hallucinogenic biopic. After years of talks over THE FIFTH BEATLE project, Broadway producer VIVEK TIWARY has written a...

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