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(WBRE/WYOU) –77 year-old Paul McCartney is not resting on his considerable laurels.

A representative announced Thursday McCartney’s working on songs for a stage version of the 1946 movie, It’s A Wonderful Life. McCartney’s writing the music and working on the lyrics with Lee Hall, the scriptwriter of Billy Elliot and the Elton John biopic Rocketman.

The movie It’s A Wonderful Life was directed by Frank Capra and starred Jimmy Stewart. It’s about a man who’s down on his luck who’s rescued by a guardian angel.

The popular film is shown during the Christmas holidays.

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