Ed Sheeran To Star In Danny Boyle's Musical Comedy?

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Ed Sheeran could be appearing in an upcoming Beatles-inspired musical comedy by Danny Boyle. Boyle is the front-runner to direct the Bond movie, and it could prove challenging to promote two films debuting so close together.

Sheeran has made a handful of forays into acting, perhaps most notably through a cameo appearance on Game of Thrones that ended up being one of the more widely derided moments in a mostly well-regarded season.

The comedy is being written by Richard Curtis, the man behind Four Weddings and a Funeral and Notting Hill.

Lily James (Darkest Hour, Baby Driver, Cinderella) and Himesh Patel (Eastenders) are also amongst the cast, while. The news comes from the pages of the Daily Mail in the United Kingdom, who say that Sheeran is set to play the new comedy - tentatively titled All You Need Is Love.

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Love Actually writer Richard Curtis is writing Boyle's new movie. "If anyone can make a film about the Beatles' songs even better musically, it's him". He has performed Beatles tributes in the past, so it would be in his wheelhouse.

His rendition of the foursome's track In My Life was so impressive that The Beatles" Paul McCartney sent Sheeran a signed guitar saying: "For Ed, who is brilliant'.

Universal is eyeing a summer shoot for the project, which will roll out in theaters two months before the next James Bond film, which is set to open November 8, 2019.