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New Ron Howard-directed Beatles documentary highlights the band's formative years

New Ron Howard-directed Beatles documentary highlights the band's formative years

Before the fan mania and Yoko Ono, the Beatles were a simply a Liverpool, England, rock band on the cusp of stardom. The band’s ascent, and why the Beatles remain relevant today, will now be documented in "The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years."

The project, directed by Ron Howard and produced by Imagine Entertainment, White Horse Pictures and Apple Corps Ltd., will explore four years in the life of the band before it stopped touring in 1966. The documentary will see a theatrical release on Sept. 16, followed a day later by an exclusive on-demand streaming deal through Hulu. 

The film’s tight...

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