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Cee-Lo Green to Team Up With Adam Levine in Musical 'Can a Song Save Your Life?'

June 29, 2012 (6:21 am) GMT
Joining his fellow 'The Voice' judge in the John Carney-directed musical, the Gnarls Barkley member is set to star as a 'very successful hip-hop star' called Troublegum.
Cee-Lo, Adam Levine

Green is set to join , his fellow judge on "", in "Can a Song Save Your Life?". On Thursday, June 28, Exclusive Media announced that the member has landed a role in the upcoming musical film.

The "Fool for You" singer is set to star as Troublegum. The character is described as a "very successful hip-hop star." The Grammy winner is expected to kick off the filming on Monday, July 2 in New York.

In addition to Levine, Green is set to star opposite the likes of , , and . Serving as the director and screenwriter is John Carney, who helmed Academy Award-winning musical "".

"Can a Song Save Your Life?" itself focuses on Knightley's Gretta, who moves to New York with her long-time boyfriend (Levine) to pursue career in music. She later gets heartbroken when he dumps her for the fame and fortune of a big solo contract.

Gretta's world takes a turn for the better when a down-on-his-luck record producer (Ruffalo) stumbles upon her singing in a local bar and is immediately captivated by her raw talent and inspiring authenticity - they may be each other's last chance to turn their lives around.

Somewhere between friendship and their love of music, the two strangers strike a chord that captures the hearts of everyone around them, proving that every great story has its own soundtrack.

Executive produced by , the musical movie still hasn't got a U.S. release date.

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