Yasiin Bey
(© Joseph Marzullo/Retna)
Yasiin Bey
(© Joseph Marzullo/Retna)
Yasiin Bey, the performer once known as Mos Def, has joined the cast of John Carney's film Can A Song Save Your Life?, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The film stars Keira Knightley as a young woman who moves to New York to pursue her dreams of a singing career and hooks up with a down-on-his-luck record producer (played by Mark Ruffalo) Bey portrays Ruffalo's longtime business partner in the recording industry.

Bey's stage credits include Free Man of Color, Topdog/Underdog and F***in A. His film and television credits include The Italian Job, Something the Lord Made, and .