It’s no secret that movies and music have a torrid love affair: Plenty of famous actors have started bands. Look closely, and you’ll find band merch in your favourite flicks (and we were beyond stoked to find Michael Cera wearing a Plumtree ringer tee in Scott Pilgrim vs. The World). Although a lot of musicians’ first stabs at acting have gone over horribly with filmgoers and critics—see: Vanilla Ice in Cool As Ice—more than a few pop stars have knocked it out of the park when it came time to commit themselves to celluloid.
These are some of our favourites