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Adam Levine Lands a Boyfriend Role in Musical 'Can a Song Save Your Life?'

June 15, 2012 (7:19 am) GMT
The lead singer of Maroon 5 will be Keira Knightley's on-screen boyfriend, who moves in New York and dumps her after signing a record deal.

is set to spread his career into the Hollywood big screen. Deadline has learned that the frontman has just secured a role in a musical film called "Can a Song Save Your Life?", which will be directed by John Carney.

The musician, who also serves as one of the judges on "", is set to join the likes of , and young actress . The singer will play the boyfriend of Knightley's character.

In "Can a Song Save Your Life?", Knightley will play a woman who moves with her boyfriend to New York City in order to pursue career in music. After the boyfriend dumps her for a solo contract, the woman is found singing at a local bar by a record producer, who will be portrayed by Ruffalo.

In addition to landing the big screen role, Levine has been added to the cast ensemble of "" season 2. On the FX series, he will star as one-half of a couple known as "the Lovers."

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