It seems that a John Lennon biopic has found The Beatles frontman's aunt. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Kristin Scott Thomas has signed on to the cast of Nowhere Boy. Scott Thomas will be playing Mimi, John Lennon's aunt who played a major role in who Lennon would become.

New actor Aaron Johnson will portray the young Lennon while Anne-Marie Duff has signed on to portray Lennon's mother, Julia. Sam Taylor-Wood is making his directorial debut on the film.

Nowhere Boy is set to go before cameras this March in Liverpool.