Director Danny Boyle has admitted that Ed Sheeran will not be the first choice for the role in the film Yesterday. He had, in the first instance, Coldplay singer Chris Martin, have been approached. This, he said in an interview with NME.
The film is set in a world where everything is in the songs of the band and The title of The film has been forgotten, except for one player. This is an musician, have played a Study When, then whether or not the music itself, it has to be written. He was asked to be their support act for Ed Sheeran, who appears in the film as himself.
Boyle had previously, Martin was approached for the film. “That’s when Sheeran found out about it, that we are, Chris Martin, had asked for he was there too late. He did not forget it,” says Boyle. “He’s accused us of that, we have Harry Styles, had been approached, but that is not the case.” Patel and Boyle emphasize both Sheeran a lot of joking on the set, and nice to work with.
Boyle is a director known for films such as Trainspotting (1996), Slumdog Millionaire (2008) 127 Hours (2010). Slumdog Millionaire won the academy award for best picture and best director in the world.
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