Magnolia Pictures acquires Beatles photographer Harry Benson doc

Magnolia Pictures acquires Beatles photographer Harry Benson doc

PanARMENIAN.Net - Magnolia Pictures has acquired worldwide rights to the documentary “Harry Benson: Shoot First,” the company announced, according to TheWrap.

The film, which had its world premiere at the 2015 Hamptons International Film Festival, chronicles the life of renowned photographer Harry Benson, who initially rose to fame alongside The Beatles, having been assigned to cover the band’s inaugural trip to the U.S. in 1964.

The doc features interviews with Sharon Stone, Alec Baldwin, Donald Trump, Piers Morgan, Dan Rather, James L. Brooks, Henry Kissinger, Ralph Lauren and Joe Namath.

Magnolia is targeting a 2016 theatrical release for the doc written and directed by Matthew Miele and Justin Bare.

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