Adam Levine Talks Rocker Role in John Carney’s ‘Begin Again’

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John Carney, the Irish writer-director of the hit 2006 indie film “Once,” about an Irish street musician and a Czech flower girl, based on the music and the real-life story of Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, which went on to become an Oscar contender and Tony Award-winning musical, has a new movie destined to go down the same path. “Begin Again,” which stars Mark Ruffalo, Adam Levine and Keira Knightly, also focuses on the redemptive powers of music, and since its release ten days ago has earned $1.85 million at the box office, which puts it on track to be another hit film and possibly future Broadway musical. Recently at a press conference for “Begin Again,” I sat in the front row as the director, Ruffalo, Levine, Knightley and James Corden – who received a Tony Award a few years back for “One Man, Two Guvnors” – promoted the film at the Crosby Hotel in SoHo. . . .

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