Brian and Charles is an upcoming American biographical drama film directed by Simon Curtis and written by Tom Edge. The film stars Tahar Rahim, Sebastian Stan, Rebecca Ferguson, and Billy Howle.
The film follows the story of Brian Epstein (Rahim) and Charles Manson (Stan). Epstein was the manager of the Beatles who discover them in a small club in Liverpool and brought them to international stardom. Manson was a notorious criminal who led a cult known as the “Manson Family” which committed a series of high-profile murders in 1969, including that of actress Sharon Tate.
Curtis has said that the film will be about “two men at the height of their powers” and that it will explore “the dark side of the 1960s”.
Tahar Rahim as Brian Epstein
Sebastian Stan as Charles Manson
Rebecca Ferguson as Sharon Tate
Billy Howle as Paul McCartney
The film is scheduled to be released in the United States on June 17, 2022
principal photography began on March 5, 2018, in Liverpool, England. On March 19, 2018, it was announced that Tahar Rahim had joined the cast of the film.
On April 9, 2018, Sebastian Stan and Rebecca Ferguson joined the cast of the film.
On May 21, 2018, it was announced that Billy Howle had joined the cast of the film.
Filming concluded on June 22, 2018.