jack white gi Jack White signs on to score 'The Lone Ranger'As if Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer weren’t enough to get viewers into theater seats for the upcoming 2013 release of “The Lone Ranger,” on Wednesday (April 23), Disney announced that none of than Jack White has signed on to write, produce and perform the score for the upcoming redux.

According to the New York Times, this is the former White Stripes singer/songwriter’s first time helming an entire score, though he did collaborate with Alicia Keys on a song for 2008’s James Bond film “Quantum of Solace” and contributed several songs to “Cold Mountain.”

“We’re going to have a little rock ‘n roll score, and I can’t wait to hear his rendition of the ‘William Tell Overture,'” the producer, Jerry Bruckheimer, said referring to the classic TV show’s theme music.

Posted by:Liz Kelly Nelson