- 1 hr 41 min
"Begin Again" is a musical drama film about how a disgraced music-business executive and a young singer-song writer meet one another. The two begin a collaboration with each other that could be promising. The music executive is certain he can turn the young singer into a star. The film stars Keira Knightley (Gretta), Mark Ruffalo (Dan Mulligan), Adam Levine (Dave Kohl), Hailee Steinfeld (Violet Mulligan), James Corden (Steve), CeeLo Green (Trouble Gum) and Mos Def (Saul). The film was written and directed by John Carney. The film was produced by Executive Media and Likely Story. It was distributed by The Weinstein Company. The running time of the film is approximately 104 minutes long. The budget for the film was $25 million and it grossed $21,780,932 while at box offices. The film first premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. It did not release in theaters until July 27, 2014.