The trailer for Gore Verbinski’s “The Long Ranger” is now out. Without any further ado: I don’t know about you, but that is a heck of a lot better than I was expecting for this film. Johnny Depp, the American west, our nation’s history. Color… Read More »The Lone Ranger Trailer Debuts
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The first image from Disney’s The Lone Ranger provided quite a shock for those expecting a close allegiance to the original TV series characters. Discussion about Johnny Depp’s unique take on the character of Tonto dominating the conversation. Entertainment Weekly interviewed Depp and learned that… Read More »Johnny Depp on his ideas behind Tonto from The Lone Ranger
Producer Jerry Bruckheimer did every Disney fan a favor when he recently tweeted the first image from the set of The Lone Ranger. It gives us our first glance at Johnny Depp as Tonto and Armie Hammer as the Lone Ranger. Production began at the… Read More »Tonto and The Lone Ranger – First Picture of Legendary Duo
Walt Disney Picture’s modus operandi of late is to try and schedule one tent-pole movie every summer. One film ‘guaranteed’ to rake in close to a billion dollars (if not more) at the box office that will make up for some of the weaker performances in the studios limited slate of releases. Admittedly they’d have mixed results with this strategy (Prince of Persia anyone), but results have always been great when you put Johnny Depp and Gore Verbinski together. And that’s why Disney is now moving post-haste to get The Lone Ranger ready for it’s 2013 Memorial Day weekend date with the box office.
As you read through the press release below, you can’t help but think this group of all-stars will hit it out of the park… right?
When you have Johnny Depp, aka the billion dollar box office guarantee, atop the marquee, you’d think $50 million isn’t that much to haggle over. Regardless, Disney studios has halted production on “The Lone Ranger” in an effort to shave said sum off the reported… Read More »Disney halts production of Depp Vehicle “The Lone Ranger”