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Paul McCartney boasted ‘We rock’ when he first confirmed off the brand new Beatles music, George Clooney has revealed.

The 62 yr outdated Hollywood star mentioned McCartney despatched him the music ‘Now And Then’ a yr in the past and requested him if he had ‘any place in a movie’ to characteristic it.

The actor was in awe when he first heard the music and mentioned the music legend appeared fairly happy with it himself.

Discussing the one on the Soundtracking with Edith Bowman podcast, Clooney mentioned: “[McCartney] sent it to me a year ago, and said ‘I got this thing, do you have any place in a movie for it?’

“I was like ‘Oh my god’.

“I got to hear it, and I wrote him and said ‘Jesus Paul, it’s a Beatles song. It’s a 50 year old Beatle’s song’.

“And he was like ‘Yeah, we rock’. And I was like ‘Yeah you rock dude.’”

Now And Then – which was dubbed ‘the last Beatles song’ – was launched in November final yr, and used a demo recorded by John Lennon from the late 70s.

Clooney, who retains in common contact with 81 yr outdated McCartney, mentioned the musician ‘screwed up’ in saying the one was made with the help of AI.

He added: “He says it, he screwed up by saying AI did it.

“What he was saying is they were using it to take out the background music, not to re-do Lennon’s voice.

“And that’s how it got sort of screwed up.”

Clooney admitted to being a giant fan of The Beatles, including: “I had dinner a couple of nights ago with Paul and I was sitting there with him, and there will never be a band that was around for that sort of period of time, that had that many amazing songs.

“Who took us from the journey of ties, and short hair, to changing the world.

“There will never be a band like that.

“When your third best writer is George Harrison – who was one of the greatest – that’s just, there will never be anything like it.

“Particularly their songs, which are such a part of our fabric, of our lives.

“Their music changed as music changed, they were the leaders of changing the style of music.

“All of the British invasion that came to the United States, they all followed them, they were the first.”