Jack White to appear in the forthcoming 'Cold Mountain' alongside the likes of Nicole Kidman...

White Stripes singer JACK WHITE is to appear in the forthcoming movie ‘COLD MOUNTAIN’.

The movie, based on the Charles Frazier novel, is set to feature Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Natalie Portman and Renee Zellweger. The plot is a love story based on the journey of a Confederate soldier from a hospital to his home in North Carolina.

According to Rolling Stone in the US White will be writing new songs for the score and will also have a walk-on part in the actual film, which is due for release in 2003.

The White Stripes, who have been recording in London, play shows in Detroit and New York with The Strokes in August, before returning to the UK for an appearance at the Carling Weekend festivals in Reading and Leeds.