Revered U2 frontman Bono has been head-hunted to play an ageing rocker in a new multi-million dollar Hollywood musical, also set to star SIR Mick Jagger.

The project, called All You Need Is Love, would mark the big-screen debut of the 45-year-old , and its GOAL! screenwriters Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais are anxious to get the singer on board.

La Frenais says, "We are in talks with Bono to play an ageing rocker. He's keen to do it and I'm sure we'll have him."