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Beatles’ manager Brian Epstein to get statue in Liverpool

A statue of The Beatles manager, Brian Epstein, has been given planning permission by Liverpool council. The statue of the famous manager, who also worked with acts including Cilla Black and Gerry and The Pacemakers, will be positioned near his family’s former record shop in Whitechapel. Epstein discovered the...
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Brian Epstein statue to be erected in Liverpool

Liverpool City Council has granted planning permission for the construction of a statue of The Beatles’ late manager Brian Epstein. It’ll be good to finally have something Beatles-related up in the city. Paul McCartney is apparently “delighted” by the news of the statue, which will be erected in...
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Beatles manager Brian Epstein statue granted planning permission

A statue of The Beatles' famous manager Brian Epstein in his home city of Liverpool has been granted planning permission. The sculpture of the impresario, who also managed Cilla Black and Gerry and The Pacemakers, will go up near his family's former record shop in Whitechapel. Epstein discovered The Beatles...
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Liverpool mulls a Brian Epstein statue

The BBC’s WATO has run a feature on a proposed statue for the Beatles’ manager, an initiative led by a cousin of Paul McCartney’s. LGBT groups are backing the installation, claiming that it would be the first statue of a gay person in the city. It might...
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First look: Brian Epstein biopic ‘Midas Man’ unveils Beatles cast

The actors playing The Beatles in the forthcoming Midas Man film have been announced. As revealed earlier this week, the biopic of the Fab Four’s manager Brian Epstein will see Jay Leno take on the role of late TV host Ed Sullivan (The Ed Sullivan Show). Now, as Deadline reports,...
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Beatles Actors Revealed For Brian Epstein Movie ‘Midas Man’, First Look Images

The actors portraying the Fab Four have been revealed for Beatles manager movie Midas Man. Jonah Lees (The Letter For The King) will play John Lennon, musician Blake Richardson (of band New Hope Club) will be Paul McCartney, Leo Harvey Elledge (Creation Stories) is George Harrison, and Campbell Wallace will play Ringo Starr. Here are some first-look images of the newcomer actors as the iconic quartet at the famous Abbey Road Studios in London. Adam Lawrence (Peaky Blinders) has joined cast as Pete Best and, as we revealed earlier this week, Jay Leno (The Tonight Show) has joined as Ed Sullivan. Jacob Fortune-Lloyd...
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‘Vinyl’ director takes over Brian Epstein biopic following hiatus

Sara Sugarman, director of films like Vinyl and Confessions Of A Teenage Drama Queen, has been hired to helm the biopic of The Beatles manager Brian Epstein. The project, titled Midas Man, was placed on hiatus earlier this month after it was announced original director Jonas Akerlund was “taking a break” from the film.
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Brian Epstein, the Beatles’ Jewish manager, to be honored with a statue in Liverpool

(JTA) — The Beatles’ Jewish manager who was credited with ushering the band to global fame and success will be memorialized with a statue in Liverpool. Brian Epstein, born on Yom Kippur to a family of Russian Jewish descent, first discovered The Beatles in 1961 at the Cavern Club in Liverpool. He became the band’s manager in 1962, overseeing the group’s transformation from a scruffy local band to the suit-wearing global sensation who would play on “The Ed Sullivan Show” in 1963.
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Beatles manager Brian Epstein to be celebrated with statue

A new statue of Beatles manager Brian Epstein, showing him walking to see the band, will celebrate his legacy in Liverpool, the team behind it has said. The Brian Epstein Legacy Project wants to place the work on Whitechapel, close to the music impresario's record shop. A spokeswoman said the...
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'Midas Man': First Look at Jacob Fortune-Lloyd as Beatles Manager Brian Epstein, 'Outlander's' Rosie Day to Play Cilla Black

“Midas Man,” the biopic about legendary music manager Brian Epstein, has begun shooting in Liverpool, U.K., giving fans the first look at Jacob Fortune-Lloyd’s transformation into the title role (above left). The actor, who has starred in “Medici” and “The Queen’s Gambit,” will portray the always dapper Epstein in the...
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