The singer-songwriter joins Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, Hailee Steinfeld, Grammy Award winner and Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine and Catherine Keener on the Exclusive Media project.

John Carney of Once fame will start production on Jul 2 in New York on the story of an aspiring singer in the big city.

Likely Story’s Anthony Bregman will produce with Judd Apatow attached as executive producer.

Exclusive Media’s head of production Tobin Armbrust will oversee production. President of international sales and distribution Alex Walton introduced the project to the market in Cannes.