They release "Now and Then", the last song by The Beatles 1:10

(CNN) --

A 'day in the life' of the four members of The Beatles hits the big screen.

Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes will direct four separate biographical feature films that tell the story of The Beatles through the eyes of each of its members; Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and the late John Lennon and George Harrison.

According to a press release Tuesday from Sony Pictures Entertainment, the films will be told from each band member's point of view and will collectively "intersect to tell the amazing story of the greatest band ever."

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Each of the films will have their own theatrical release in 2027, with exact dates to be announced closer to their debut.

"Have you heard the news? Oh boy. We are all supporting Sam Mendes' film project. Yes indeed, peace and love," Starr wrote on his X account on Tuesday.


Have you heard the news? Oh boy. We all support the Sam Mendes movie project. Yes, indeed. peace and love.😎🎶🌈✌️🌟❤️☮️

— #RingoStarr (@ringostarrmusic) February 20, 2024

According to the statement, the director of “American Beauty” will have full access to the life stories and music of The Beatles.

"I'm honored to tell the story of the greatest rock band of all time and excited to challenge the notion of what constitutes a trip to the movies," Mendes said in a statement.

According to Sony Pictures Entertainment executive Tom Rothman, seeing these films in a classic theatrical setting will be an integral part of the experience and will “wow audiences around the world.”

Details about the casting were not specified in the statement, but the news is sure to trigger a flurry of predictions about who could land each Beatle's coveted role.

The Beatles are one of the most influential bands in history, whose genesis dates back to the late 1950s, when McCartney and Lennon first got together in the Quarrymen.

With Harrison and Starr on board under the band name as we know it today, The Beatles released their first single "Love Me Do" in 1962. In 1964, "Beatlemania" was in full swing when the four Britons came to the United States. United to make their now historic appearance on the “Ed Sullivan Show,” and the rest is history.

They released "Let It Be," their last album as a band in 1970, before going their separate ways to pursue solo careers. In 2023, the Beatles' “last” song, “Now & Then,” was released.