Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/11/14
Paul McCartney has confirmed an Olympic-sized rumor, saying he'll be the closing act at the London 2012 opening ceremony. Earlier this year the former Beatle disclosed that he was in talks to play a role in the celebrations. On Monday, he confirmed: ''I've been booked.'' He told BBC radio station 5 Live that he would be ''closing the opening'' of the games. The lineup for the ceremony, overseen by ''Slumdog Millionaire'' director Danny Boyle and themed ''Isles of Wonder,'' is a closely guarded secret, but many had suspected McCartney would be involved. The Olympic Games take place July 27 to Aug. 12.
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