James Corden has signed on to join "Once" writer/director John Carney's new musical romance pic "Can a Song Save Your Life?" says Deadline.
The film follows a woman (Keira Knightley) who moves with her boyfriend (Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine) to New York to pursue music careers. After he dumps her for a solo contract, she is discovered singing at a local bar by a down-on-his-luck record producer (Mark Ruffalo).
Corden plays the best friend of Knightley’s character.
"True Grit" star Hailee Steinfeld will play Ruffalo's daughter.
Anthony Bregman, Nigel Sinclair and Guy East will produce while Judd Apatow will executive produce the film.
Corden will play the lead in "One Chance" the Paul Potts biopic