An official title and release date have been revealed for the previously reported Ron Howard-directed documentary focusing on The Beatles‘ years as a touring band. The Beatles: Eight Days a Week — The Touring Years will get its world premiere in London on September 15, then will open in U.S. theaters the following day and will be available for streaming starting on September 17 exclusively on Hulu.
Eight Days a Week takes an in-depth look at the Fab Four’s history from 1962 to 1966, while showcasing the band’s live performances, from their legendary early hometown gigs at the Cavern Club in Liverpool through their final official concert at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. The movie will feature rare and previously unseen footage of The Beatles, while delving into the inner workings of the group and other aspects of their career.
The documentary was produced with the full cooperation of surviving Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, and from Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison, the widows of John Lennon and George Harrison.
The first trailer for the film debuted Monday on TheBeatlesEightDaysaWeek.com and The Beatles’ official YouTube channel. The clip features a montage of archival footage of the band, both on stage and behind-the-scenes, as well as new interview segments with McCartney and Starr.
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