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Robert Zemeckis to steer Disney's Yellow Submarine

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Latest update : 2009-08-20

Variety magazine says US filmmaker Robert Zemeckis, who directed "Back to the future", and Walt Disney are discussing a 3-D remake of the well-known Beatles psychedelic animation classic "Yellow Submarine".

AFP - Talks are underway to remake The Beatles' psychedelic animated classic "Yellow Submarine" in 3-D, trade magazine Variety reported Wednesday.
  
Disney Studios is in talks with star US movie director Robert Zemeckis to make a new version of the 1968 flick, using 16 Beatles tunes.
  
The movie will include such Beatles classics as "All Together Now," "All You Need Is Love," "When I’m 64," "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" and "Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band."
  
The producers hope their "Yellow Submarine" remake will be ready to open in time for the 2012 Olympic Games in London, Variety said.

Date created : 2009-08-20

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