Corgan, Coolio Help Out Batman

March 12 [10:00 EST] -- Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins is following up his contribution to the "Ransom" soundtrack with a song he's writing for the next installment in the "Batman" franchise.

Corgan's working with Chris Vrenna, the one-time Nine Inch Nails drummer who joined the Pumpkins on electronic drums at the Grammies, for a track for the summer release "Batman & Robin".

The film stars George Clooney as Batman, Chris O'Donnell as Robin, Arnold Schwarzenegger as Mr. Freeze, Alicia Silverstone as Batgirl and Uma Thurman as Poison Ivy.

Believe it or not, sources tell us there's also a bit role for rapper Coolio in the film, which is scheduled to open June 20.