First Trailer for Danny Boyle's 'Yesterday' - If We All Forgot The Beatles

February 12, 2019
Source: YouTube

Yesterday Trailer

"You are the world's greatest singer/songwriter!" Universal has finally unveiled the first official trailer for the new movie directed by Danny Boyle, officially titled Yesterday - formerly known as All You Need Is Love. From writer Richard Curtis (Notting Hill, Love Actually, About Time), the original concept for this movie is crazy - one day everyone wakes up and the entire world has never heard of The Beatles. Except for one guy. Who becomes famous for singing/playing all the classic Beatles songs, because no one knows that it isn't him who came up with all of this genius work. As wild as that seems, only Danny Boyle could pull that off and he seems to have done that. Himesh Patel (from "EastEnders" and "Damned") stars in Yesterday, along with Lily James, Kate McKinnon, Ed Sheeran, Ana de Armas, Joel Fry, and Camille Chen. This looks as amusing and enjoyable as I hoped, and I can't wait to see it. Don't miss this first trailer below.

Here's the first official trailer (+ poster) for Danny Boyle's Yesterday, direct from Universal's YouTube:

Yesterday Poster

Jack Malik (Himesh Patel) is a struggling singer-songwriter in a tiny English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie (Lily James). Then, after a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed… and he finds himself with a very complicated problem, indeed. Performing songs by the greatest band in history to a world that has never heard them, and with a little help from his steel-hearted American agent, Debra (Kate McKinnon), Jack’s fame explodes. But as his star rises, he risks losing Ellie — the one person who always believed in him. With the door between his old life and his new closing, Jack will need to get back to where he once belonged and prove that all you need is love. Yesterday is directed by acclaimed British filmmaker Danny Boyle, of Shallow Grave, Trainspotting, The Beach, 28 Days Later, Millions, Sunshine, Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours, Trance, Steve Jobs, and T2 Trainspotting previously. The screenplay is by Richard Curtis, from a story by Jack Barth. Universal Pics will release Yesterday in theaters everywhere starting on June 28th this summer. So how does that look?

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This looks hilarious.

SteadyEddieTX on Feb 12, 2019


I can't imagine the staggering check written to license all these songs...

THE_RAW_ on Feb 12, 2019


Ballpark it's fun to think about. 3/4 of the movie's budget? And it looks high-end at that? So like....50 mil?

italianoscalliano on Feb 13, 2019


Now, wouldn't that be a cool thing, huh?

shiboleth on Feb 12, 2019


I'm not a fan of Boyle's movies and this looks just about as silly and crowd pleasing as Slumdog. I hate to label it as nothing but a gimmick and a stupid one at that, but that's what kept running thru my mind watching the trailer. The only thing good about it was the great songs by the Beatles. I suppose one could cave a bit and find it and the premise amusing, but then again I keep asking myself...why? What's the point of this whole thing?

thespiritbo on Feb 12, 2019


You, my friend, are in desperate need of a full bong.

97point6 on Feb 12, 2019


And does every piece of film photo art music need to have a point? always? Can't shit be fun? Funny? Uplifting? Entertaining for the sake of entertainment? Don't get me wrong I like to get down and dirty with some Requiem for a Dream when the mood strikes or Half Nelson, but this just seems.... yeah a full bong might do it.

italianoscalliano on Feb 13, 2019


Well, a full bong will certainly make one stupid and perhaps that's a requirement for this silly bit of tripe. Of course, a full bong would certainly add to at least listening to the Beatles music in this. I'll stick with just listening to them and their music for real instead of this kind of stuff from Boyle. That's just me, though. The rest of you have at it and don't let my disdain for it have any effect on you and this thing.

thespiritbo on Feb 13, 2019


I stopped doing that kind of nonsense a bit after the Beatles themselves broke up. Smokin' the dope was cool for a bit but then became a bit silly as this movie appears to be.

thespiritbo on Feb 13, 2019


I wish I could write a screenplay this great! Very, very funny premise! I was belly-laughing at its notion all throughout this trailer. I'm gonna love the hell out of this!

Whichhalfofthewit on Feb 12, 2019


What a strange and interesting idea. I'd like to see how it plays out.

grimjob on Feb 12, 2019


This is amazing. I've actually fantasized about this before

TheOct8pus on Feb 13, 2019



DAVIDPD on Feb 13, 2019


Fantastic idea. Can't wait for it. Really. Plus if you don't love The Beatles are you actually human? I mean... okay some room for "I've never gotten into them" but The Beatles?!@?! THey're The Beatles. I ... sigh.

italianoscalliano on Feb 13, 2019


Now this sounds like a great idea for a film. Why can't more people in Hollywood come up with ideas like this?

Charles Knowlton on Feb 14, 2019


This is the fantasy of every people who plagiarize. Hahaha To be honest, I love the idea of this film and I look forward watching it.

rbennet27 on Jun 26, 2019

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