Peter Jackson’s upcoming documentary about the Beatles’ Get Back sessions has been postponed until next year. The Beatles: Get Back, chronicles the group’s rehearsals and performances from January 1969 as it began work on a new album. The movie was originally scheduled to open in September but has now been delayed for almost a year until August 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Beatles: Get Back is just one of several projects that Disney has postponed until next year. The film expands on the Beatles’ original 1970 movie Let It Be, which was envisioned as a TV special before the group changed direction during the making of the album. The Beatles had intended to “get back” to their roots with a new stripped-down record. Jackson’s documentary will include previously unseen footage. Jackson’s movie will also include the entirety of the famous rooftop concert.
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