1994 film “Backbeat” based on The Beatles comes to Blu-ray in February

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The 1994 Iain Softley directed film “Backbeat” about the early days of the legendary rock band The Beatles is coming to Blu-ray Disc on February 19th, 2019 via Shout! Factory (on the Shout Select label). The biographical drama starred Sheryl Lee (as Astrid Kirchherr), Stephen Dorff (as Stuart Sutcliffe), Ian Hart (as John Lennon), Gary Bakewell (as Paul McCartney), Chris O’Neill (as George Harrison), Scot Williams (as Pete Best), Kai Wiesinger (as Klaus Voormann), Jennifer Ehle (as Cynthia Powell), Paul Duckworth (as Ringo Starr), and James Doherty (as Tony Sheridan).

Tech specs and bonus materials for this release have not yet been detailed, and the title is not yet available for pre-order over at Amazon yet, but stay tuned for updates. In the meantime, the title is now available for PRE-ORDER directly from Shout! Factory.