Thomas Sangster is Paul McCartney

Thomas Sangster is Paul McCartney

Just like pal Olivia Olson, Thomas Sangster is growing up and looking to play Paul McCartney in the upcoming Nowhere Boy.

The 19-year-old British star, who you might remember from Love, Actually and Nanny McPhee, is learning to play guitar left-handed to portray the legendary Beatle, the Daily Mail reports.

Thomas will join Aaron Johnson, Kristin Scott Thomas and Anne-Marie Duff in the upcoming movie, about the teenage years of John Lennon and the two women who shaped his early life.

Thomas already plays guitar, but he’s right-handed and will appear in scenes where Lennon and McCartney are about to form The Quarrymen, the skiffle group they played in before it became The Beatles.

Check out a clip from the film at EmpireOnline.com and some more pics from Thomas‘s VMAN mag session below!

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Photos: Hedi Slimane/VMAN
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15 Comments

#1
oopsie @ 5:23 pm on 12/27/2009

ok, so he won’t need to learn bass because it is just the early years right?? I am very weary of this movie cause there has been so many that have not gotten their facts right. If a movie need be made of John’s teen years then I’d wish they’d show his cute relationship he has with Cynthia.. and when they met in art school. Cynthia gets barely any recognition compared to Yoko Ono which I think is bull when Cynthia was with John from before the Beatles all the way up to the White album.
but still. this is interesting. I’m a Beatles nerd. :P

#2
1 @ 5:43 pm on 12/27/2009

he doesn’t look 19

#3
Sarah @ 6:00 pm on 12/27/2009

wow he’s grown up so much he’s cute and i agree with the person above me he doesnt look 19 he looks maybe 15

#4
Alanis(: @ 7:01 pm on 12/27/2009

Doesn’t really look like the young Paul McCartney but who cares, he plays PAUL EFFIN McCARTNEY ! :DD
<3 Paul.

#5
zanessa/scashley/ashnessa @ 7:13 pm on 12/27/2009

Wow.. He really is all grown up. This movie should be interesting.. It has Aaron Johnson in it a.k.a ‘Sex God’ Robbie. :D

#6
emmaleigh @ 7:20 pm on 12/27/2009

Oh my goodness.
I saw him in nanny mcphee and I never would of guessed that he was older than i am.
he looks so young in the movie!

#7
itsmeagain @ 7:32 pm on 12/27/2009

well, he looks nice. Hold old is he?

#8
Andy @ 9:53 pm on 12/27/2009

No. He’s cute, but I can’t see him playing Paul…

#9
cris @ 11:32 pm on 12/27/2009

WOOOOOOO. he looks soo much like Skandar Keynes (Edmund from narnia)
its cute!

#10
k.kassulke @ 7:33 am on 01/08/2010

I guess he looks a little bit like Paul McCartney in his youth, but I can’t believe he is older than me!

#11
last fan @ 6:56 pm on 01/11/2010

o m g ugly!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

#12
Victoria @ 3:09 pm on 02/18/2010

Te amo thomas Brodie sangster :)

#13
Victoria @ 3:12 pm on 02/18/2010

Me encantan Los beatles los escucho muy seguidoo ,,

#14
Victoria @ 3:16 pm on 02/18/2010

Te amo thomas brodie sangster =)

#15
Heather @ 6:24 pm on 11/13/2010

Wow. that means he would’ve been around 13 in Love Actually (which was such a great movie!!) … I thought he was younger than 19!!

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