Older musician Paul McCartney is known to write an accompanying song for a musical adaptation of the 1946 classic Frank Capra, ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’.
Variety reported, the former member of the Beatles had apparently worked together for some time with writer Lee Hall and British producer Bill Kenwright.
“Writing a [song for musical] is not something that is familiar to me,” McCartney said in a statement to the Associated Press.
“But Bill and I met with Lee Hall and talked and I realized this could be an interesting and exciting thing. ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ is a universal story that ‘connects’ with all of us,” he continued.
The project is said to start production no later than 2020 in the United Kingdom and then move to Broadway.
According to a New York Post report, a writer claimed that he heard Paul McCartney record 10 songs for this project.
“During a recent visit to London, I listened to the amazing demo song from McCartney,” writer Johnny Oleksinski told the New York Post, quoted by Variety.
Oleksinski said the song was very musical but was still able to be identified as a typical McCartney work by his fans. Even further, it feels like the song of the Beatles.
“More than 10 songs that were finished sounded like a lost Beatles album, with a spectacular ending reminiscent of Na Na Na Na Na from ‘Hey Jude’,” he said.
On the other hand, recently, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr made a reunion at a performance held at Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles.
Starr came as a surprise on McCartney’s concluding tour tour ‘Freshen Up’. Both of them performed the Beatles’ old song, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and Helter Skelter.