*Cee Lo Green of “The Voice’ has been cast in the upcoming musical film “Can a Song Save Your Life,” joining actress Keira Knightly, Mark Ruffalo and fellow “ Voice” coach Adam Levine.
Director John Carney’s film, due in 2013, follows a singer-songwriter (Knightly) who forms a bond with a down-on-his-luck record producer (Ruffalo) after she is dumped by her rising star boyfriend (Levine).
Green has been cast as hip-hop star Troublegum, who lends a hand to help the young singer fulfill her musical ambitions.
Hailee Steinfeld and Catherine Keener have also landed roles in the movie.
Carney previously scored an international hit with 2006’s “Once,” which earned an Oscar for its song “Falling Slowly.”