, Sonic Youth
, Jack Johnson
and Willie Nelson
are among the stars who have contributed covers of Bob Dylan
songs for a new movie centred around the legendary rocker.
Director Todd Haynes' I'm Not There
sees six different actors, including Christian Bale
, Richard Gere
and Cate Blanchett
, playing Dylan at various points in his career.
For the soundtrack, artists including The Hold Steady
, Mark Lanegan
, former Pavement
frontman Stephen Malkmus
, Yo La Tengo
and Dylan himself have all recorded songs taken from the 66-year-old's back catalogue.
Five songs on the double album soundtrack, out later this year, feature backing from The Million Dollar Bashers, a supergroup featuring Sonic Youth stars Lee Ranaldo and Steve Shelley, Wilco
guitarist Nels Cline
guitarist Tom Verlaine
, Dylan bassist Tony Garnier, guitarist Smokey Hormel and keyboardist John Medeski
(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)