By BAZ BAMIGBOYE FOR THE DAILY MAIL
PUBLISHED: 18:56 EST, 21 May 2015 | UPDATED: 18:56 EST, 21 May 2015
Eddie Redmayne has emerged as one of several actors being considered to portray Beatles manager Brian Epstein in a film called The Fifth Beatle, based on Vivek J. Tiwary’s graphic novel.
The movie will show how Epstein took the Beatles from Liverpool and turned them into a sensation. The producers include Simon Cowell and Los Angeles-based Brit Stuart Ford, who runs the IM Global film company.
Ford said he has a very specific idea for a director, who will be announced soon, but he cautioned that no casting has been done yet. He did confirm, though, that Redmayne was ‘on the list’.
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