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Casting News: Levine, Wormald, Bakula

By Garth Franklin Thursday June 14th 2012 11:15PM

Can A Song Save Your Life
Maroon 5 singer and "The Voice" judge Adam Levine has landed a lead role in "Once" filmmaker John Carney's new project "Can A Song Save Your Life".

Keira Knightley plays a woman who moves with her boyfriend (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). [Source: Variety]

Kid Cannabis
Kenny Wormald ("Footloose") and Jonathan Daniel Brown ("Project X") have join the fact-based indie "Kid Cannabis" based on a Rolling Stone article.

The story follows two guys who smuggle pot between the borders of Idaho and British Columbia. [Source: Deadline]

Behind the Candelabra
More names have hopped onboard Steven Soderbergh's Liberace biopic "Behind the Candelabra" alongside the already cast Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Dan Aykroyd and Debbie Reynolds.

Scott Bakula will play Liberace's choreographer friend Bob Black, Rob Lowe will play a plastic surgeon, Boyd Holbrook will play one of his early lovers, Jackson's role is unknown. [Source: The Playlist]

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