Actress Hailee Steinfeld has joined the cast of Can a Song Save Your Life? for Exclusive Media Group and director John Carney.

The story centers on Gretta, a talented young singer (Scarlett Johansson) who moves to New York City with her boyfriend, only to have him dump her when he gets a solo recording contract. Gretta crosses paths with a depressed record producer (Mark Ruffalo) and they strike up a relationship which could save each others careers. Hailee Steinfeld will portray Mark Ruffalo's daughter.

John Carney is directing Can a Song Save Your Life? from his own original screenplay. Anthony Bregman is producing, with Judd Apatow serving as executive producer.

Production is scheduled to start in June.