Not straying far from their actual professions, they play musicians in the flick that co-stars Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo. Levine is Knightley's on-the-verge-of-stardom hipster boyfriend while Green plays a cooler-than-thou soul singer.
Singers playing singers in movies hasn't translated to rave reviews in the past—Mariah Carey in Glitter, Christina Aguilera in Burlesque, Ashlee Simpson in Undiscovered, etc. But the Maroon 5 hunk did score a recurring role in American Horror Story and has hosted Saturday Night Live, while Green has been making cameos in movies since the late '90s and also hosted SNL.
Plus, Once director John Carney is directing, and the dude did win the 2007 Academy Award for Best Original Song. Maybe this will be great!
Watch the trailer above and listen up for a new acoustic track by Levine. Begin Again hits theaters June 27.