the American producer Michael De Luca announced a feature film about the history of relations of the participant of the British group The Beatles John Lennon and a Japanese woman, Yoko Ono. About it reports The Hollywood Reporter.
“the film will tell about the actual themes of love, courage and activism in the United States,” said De Luca. According to him, the aim of the film is to encourage today’s youth to defend their rights.
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the 83-year-old widow of John Lennon participated in the creation of the tape. The script will be written by Anthony Mccarten, who previously worked on the biopic “the universe Stephen Hawking” (Theory of Everything) about the British physics Stephen Hawking.
release date of the film and its title have not yet been disclosed.
Yoko Ono is a Japanese avant-garde artist, singer and artist. She met Lennon in 1966 in London. Subsequently, they engaged in joint projects of the avant-garde, and in 1969 he formed the band Plastic Ono Band. Yoko and Lennon were married in 1969. In the early 1970s, Yoko and Lennon moved to new York.
Lennon was killed by mark Chapman on 8 December 1980 outside his home in new York. It witnessed the death of her husband. At trial, Chapman said that he had committed a crime for fame.