“It’s perfect timing because his new music suits the program perfectly,” a source tells The Sun. “Action in the show has now reached the Swinging Sixties. So it’s only right that the man who was pivotal to the era is involved in the show.”
Of course, this is an unconfirmed rumor. Given McCartney’s influence on the sixties culture with the rest of The Beatles, McCartney is already part of the foundation of the show, even off-screen. “Would this “stunt” casting be too distracting for the critically acclaimed drama?
According to the source, McCartney is in talks for a brief role, and could make a deal that would allow the series to feature his songs.