Ed Sheeran is in talks to appear opposite Lily James in Danny Boyle’s new music-themed movie.
The ‘Shape Of You’ hitmaker has had cameos in ‘Game Of Thrones’ and ‘Bridget Jones’ Baby’, but he now looks set to take his acting career even further.
According to The Daily Mail, Sheeran is in negotiations to appear in Boyle’s upcoming music-themed comedy, which has been written by ‘Love Actually’s Richard Curtis.
It is not known if Sheeran will also contribute to the film score.
‘Cinderella’ beauty Lily James will star as a teacher in the as-yet-untitled film, thought to be set in the 60s or 70s, whilst ‘EastEnders’ actor Himesh Patel is on board to play the male lead.
‘Saturday Night Live’ comic Kate McKinnon is also said to be in talks for the movie, which is due to start shooting this summer.
Boyle is currently juggling the project with the script for the new James Bond film.
Sheeran appeared as himself in 2015 comedy ‘Bridget Jones’ Baby’ when Bridget attended Glastonbury fesitval.