Saturday, April 20, 2024

The Beatles Memorialized in LEGO Set for “Yellow Submarine” 48 Years Later


yellow subThe Beatles are now being memorialized in LEGO. Soon there will be a 550 piece LEGO set for “Yellow Submarine” including John, Paul, George, and Ringo figures, Jeremy– the “Nowhere Man”–and the submarine itself. The set will retail for $60 and hit stores on November 1st. No word yet on Blue Meanies or Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band or Allen Klein (just kidding) but I’ll bet they will come later as expensive extras. This is only the beginning. Look for this thing to sell out instantly. It’s a great idea because it will seed the next generations for Beatles music. Last week the Daily Mail ‘reported’ that Beatles producer George Martin left an estate of only 1 million British pounds. Haha.

Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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