Graphic Novel ‘The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story’ To Be Adapted Into A Movie

The runaway hit best-selling graphic novel The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story, which is the absorbing and gripping true story of the life of Beatles manager Brian Epstein, who lived cloaked and shrouded in an existence that was at one point of the spectrum supernova successful and at the other utter tragedy, is being adapted for the silver screen.

A major advantage that this Beatles biopic has that other adaptations didn’t have (films like Backbeat, About A Boy, the TV film Birth of the Beatles and others) is that the producers were able to secure the music rights to the production, which means the original and wonderfully dulcet and otherwise sonic glory of The Beatles’ songs will be able to be used in its intrinsic format. Normally, most Beatles productions of this stripe employ sound-a-like versions of the Fab Four classics, and the films suffer because of their inferiority. Not the case with The Fifth Beatle.

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