Jack White will be bringing his love of old-timey tunesmanship to Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer’s upcoming remake of The Lone Ranger.
The White Stripes and Raconteurs musician has a well-documented love of roots music, and will be bringing that to the Old West tale, along with his own modern edge, producer Jerry Bruckheimer said Tuesday at CinemaCon, the annual convention for theater owners. “So 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,” Bruckheimer said.
The producer also revealed a few more details about what traits from the classic Western series they’ll be keeping, and how this relationship between Tonto and The Lone Ranger is like “The Odd Couple meeting The Wild Bunch.”
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