Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson has been working hard on his new documentary film The Beatles: Get Back, featuring tons of unseen and restored footage from the Fab Four’s 1969 Let It Be sessions. Originally set for release in cinemas this Autumn. It has been announced this afternoon that The Beatles: Get Back will now be a three-part Disney+ original documentary series.
The Beatles: Get Back will be released over three day on November 25, 26 and 27, 2021.
The miniseries will include over six hours of that rare footage, including The Beatles’ last live performance on the rooftop of Apple Corps on Savile Row.
Disney’s Bob Iger said: “As a huge Beatles fan myself, I am absolutely thrilled that Disney+ will be the home for this extraordinary documentary series by the legendary filmmaker Peter Jackson
“This phenomenal collection of never-before-seen footage offers an unprecedented look at the close camaraderie, genius songwriting, and indelible impact of one of the most iconic and culturally influential bands of all time, and we can’t wait to share ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ with fans around the world.”