Disney to remake Beatles “Yellow Submarine” movie

Walt Disney Co is to remake the zany 1960s Beatles movie “Yellow Submarine” in 3-D in a deal with the Apple Corp.

Disney Studios chairman Dick Cook said on Friday the new “Yellow Submarine” will be directed by Oscar-winning director Robert Zemeckis using the same motion-capture effects he employed in the family movie “Polar Express.”

It will incorporate the 16 Beatles songs and recordings from the original film, licensed from Sony/ATV Music Publishing and EMI Capitol Records.

Jeff Jones, CEO of Apple Corps, said the deal with Disney brings together “two of the best-loved creative entities in the world.”

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(Clearly numerous deals are being tied up.)

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