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    Adam Levine Talks About Playing a "Douchebag" in Film Debut, Is Excited About Wedding (Will it Rain?)—Watch!

    Adam Levine may be trying to shed his "douchebag" label, but he plays a "lost," "redeemable" one alongside Keira Knightley in the musical film Begin Again, which marks his big-screen debut.

    The movie hit theaters today. The 35-year-old Maroon 5 singer and veteran coach of NBC's The Voice, who last showcased his acting skills on the show American Horror Story in 2012, sports a dark beard as Dave, a musician and ex-boyfriend of Knightley's character, Gretta. (Watch the trailer.)

    In an interview with E! News, the 29-year-old British actress, sitting beside Levine, offered her co-star encouraging words about his performance.

    "It was actually one of the most difficult things to sort of calibrate in the film, was how douchey that character should be...It was actually the trickiest thing, I think," Knightley said, smiling at him. "So it's, again, very impressive. For your first film, it was a very tricky one to balance."

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    Behati Prinsloo, Adam Levine Marion Curtis/Starpix/Startraksphoto.com

    Levine had penned the headline of the recent GQ magazine article, "Adam Levine Doesn't Care If You Like Him (But He'd Really Prefer That You Did)," in which he discussed being labeled a douchebag in the press.

    On July 19, Levine is set to wed 25-year-old Behati Prinsloo, his third Victoria's Secret model girlfriend in five years, in Los Cabos, Mexico, which gets hurricanes during the summer.

    When asked if he had any nerves regarding his wedding, he joked, "Dun dun dun dun! Dun dun dun…Storm Watch!"

    Watch the interview above for more information about Levine's character in Begin Again (and to find out just how excited he is about his upcoming nuptials).

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