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Behind the scenes of Danny Boyle's new film Yesterday

Danny Boyle filming in Norfolk. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The first trailer has been released for Danny Boyle's new film which was partly shot in East Anglia.

The seaside town of Gorleston-on-Sea in Norfolk was transformed into a huge film set in June 2018 for a scene in the movie Yesterday.

The Slumdog Millionaire director asked for 5,000 extras to turn out on the beach and the locals didn't disappoint.

The film follows struggling musician Jack, played by Himesh Patel, who discovers he is the only person who can remember The Beatles.

Yesterday was written by Richard Curtis and also stars Ed Sheeran.

ITV News Anglia filmed in Gorleston-on-Sea when Danny Boyle and the film crew rolled into town.

  • Watch Malcolm Robertson's report from June 2018
Around 5,000 turned up to be extras in Gorleston-on-Sea. Credit: ITV News Anglia

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The film Yesterday was written by Richard Curtis. Credit: ITV News Anglia
The movie Yesterday also features Ed Sheeran. Credit: ITV News Anglia
The film is about a musician who discovers he's the only person who remembers The Beatles. Credit: ITV News Anglia