Begin Again, the summer musical romance from Once director John Carney, stars Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo as two wounded souls who connect in New York City. But the film also features two original coaches from The Voice, Adam Levine and Cee Lo Green. Levine, making his feature-film debut, actually plays a crucial role as Knightley’s boyfriend, a good-looking hipster-folkie who gets blinded by fame and fortune when a few of his songs are used in the soundtrack of a popular movie. Green pops up as a version of himself; he helps Ruffalo’s washed-up music exec in his last-ditch attempt to turn Knightley into a star.
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Casting Net: Cee Lo Green joins Adam Levine in 'Can A Song Save Your Life?' Plus: Shailene Woodley, Tommy Lee Jones
• Shailene Woodley will star in writer-director Gregg Araki‘s indie drama White Bird, about a young woman whose life is thrown into disarray after her mother disappears. [Variety]
• Tommy Lee Jones is finalizing talks to join Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer in Malavita, an action comedy about a mobbed up couple who relocate to France under the witness projection program. Jones would play their F.B.I. minder. Luc Besson (The Professional) will direct, from a script he wrote with Michael Caleo (The Sopranos). [Variety]
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Casting Net: Will Arnett to play Batman…in Lego form. Plus: James Woods, Catherine Keener, James Marsden
Casting Net: Angela Bassett, Aaron Eckhart join ‘Olympus Has Fallen.’ Plus: Derek Luke, Ron Livingston, Kristen Schaal
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