Alicia Keys is adding another note to her acting resume. The singer/songwriter has been cast in the big-screen adaptation of the best-selling book, "The Nanny Diaries," according to the artist's spoke

Alicia Keys is adding another note to her acting resume. The singer/songwriter has been cast in the big-screen adaptation of the best-selling book, "The Nanny Diaries," according to the artist's spokesperson.

The film features Scarlett Johansson as a nanny for a wealthy Manhattan family. Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney and Chris Evans also star. Keys will play the nanny's best friend.

The character is a far cry from the assassin she plays in the upcoming action flick "Smokin' Aces," which features Ben Affleck, Andy Garcia, Jeremy Piven and Ray Liotta.

As previously reported, Keys and longtime manager Jeff Robinson formed a production company, Big Pita, Lil' Pita, in January that will create original television and movie projects -- and even more acting opportunities for Keys.

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