Eddie Vedder to score Sean Penn film

Pearl Jam frontman pens several original songs

Eddie Vedder has reportedly written several original songs for a film directed by Sean Penn that is due out this fall.

The Pearl Jam frontman wrote almost an entire album’s worth of songs for ‘Into The Wild’, which also features contributions from Academy Award-winning composer Gustavo Santaolla (Brokeback Mountain, Babel), reports the Playlist.

Vedder will also have a small role in the film, which stars actor Emile Hirsch and is based on the John Krakauer novel of the same name.

It is Vedder‘s first acting role since 1992’s ‘Singles’.

The film is due to be released in the US on September 21.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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