Jack White to Score “The Lone Ranger”

It’s turning into a big year for Jack White. First he releases his solo debut Blunderbuss to rave reviews. Now the man who could easily pass for Johnny Depp’s doppelganger has  been tapped to score the music for Disney’s upcoming film, “The Lone Ranger“.  According to reports, White will write, produce, and perform the original score for the film.

“Jack’s an amazing songwriter with a unique style,” Bruckheimer told Variety. “We’re thrilled to hear his fresh take on the William Tell Overture.”

Directed by Pirates of the Caribbean‘s Gore Verbinski,The Lone Ranger starring, Johnny Depp as Tonto, is scheduled to hit cinemas in May 2013.

Check out White’s latest video for “Sixteen Saltines” below. Blunderbuss is out now via Third Man Records. Read our review here.