The singer has earlier appeared on the big screen and small screen projects like "Bridget Jones's Baby" and "Game of Thrones".
"Ed jumped at the chance of being in the movie. He actually lives right next door to Richard Curtis, who offered him the role. His part isn't massive, but it will be amazing to have him involved," said a source.
As many as 5,000 extras are set to be recruited for the new movie, which is inspired by the hit band The Beatles and is being shot in Suffolk, Essex and Norfolk.
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