A.V. Club Most Read

News Newswire Great Job, Internet!
TV Club All Reviews What's On Tonight
Video All Video A.V. Undercover A.V. Cocktail Club Film Club
Reviews All Reviews Film TV Music Books
Features All Features AVQ&A What's On Tonight
Sections Film Tv Music Food Comedy Books Games Aux
Our Company About Us Contact Advertise Privacy Policy Careers RSS
Onion Inc. Sites The Onion The A.V. Club ClickHole Onion Studios
Get The Latest

"Fifth Beatle" Brian Epstein is getting his own biopic

A graphic novel about Beatles manager Brian Epstein is being made into a movie. The Fifth Beatle was originally written by Broadway producer Vivek J. Tiwary, who also penned the screenplay tracking Epstein’s career as he “helped guide the band to international stardom as their manager, securing their first record deal at a time when no one else was interested, and successfully bringing them to the world stage with a scale and scope no music impresario had ever attempted.” Epstein died of a drug overdose at the age of 32 in 1967.

Bring It On’s Peyton Reed will direct, and the movie is slated to begin shooting in 2014. Reed also directed Down With Love, The Break Up, and Yes Man

Submit your Newswire tips here.