Authorized John Lennon Biopic Nearing Production

A John Lennon film that covers the musician's entire life produced by Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon, and which will use Lennon's music, is nearing pre-production, Showbiz 411 reports.

Anthony McCarten, who wrote the ginormous hit about Freddie Mercury and Queen, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” has apparently finished the screenplay and it’s set.

...This one will be the whole story. embracing Lennon’s youth. his time with the Beatles, and even his famous 18 month “Lost Weekend” when he left Ono for May Pang, who rescued Lennon from going over the edge before he returned to Ono.

Sources say Pang shouldn’t be worried about being minimized over glossed over in this movie. “She’s really celebrated,” said an insider.