Danny Boyle’s music-themed comedy has nabbed a title, Yesterday. Its rather startling premise has also come into focus with the release of its first trailer. Read onward for all we know about the movie.
What’s the story?
After an automobile accident during a “mysterious global blackout,” a struggling musician discovers that he is the only person on the planet who remembers The Beatles. His “original” songs then cause a worldwide sensation, straining his longtime friendship with a young woman.
Himesh Patel plays Jack Malik, the musician who can’t believe he is suddenly the only person who remembers The Beatles. Lily James portrays Ellie, Jack’s childhood best friend, a school teacher who fears she may be left behind in the wake…