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John Lennon once asked Stanley Kubrick to direct The Beatles in LotR

Far Out Magazine } Jack Whatley

…The latest in the series of I can’t believe I didn’t know this about John Lennon’ was not only his penchant for 2001: A Space Odysseys director Stanley Kubrick but his request for the filmmaker to make an on-screen adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s novel The Lord of the Rings featuring Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr. Yes, in what could have been one of the most surreal sets of circumstances, Lennon was very keen on enlisting the services of the esteemed director Kubrick for a quest across Middle-earth featuring the Fab Four.…

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