Tag Archives: lone ranger

The Lone Ranger might lose $150 million for Disney

Disney is looking at a loss of $150 million thanks to the bombing of their most recent effort, The Lone Ranger. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the big budget western is set to follow in the footsteps of the studio’s notorious 2012 flop, John Carter. Produced for approximately $250 million (not including marketing costs), The […]

Continue reading

The Lone Ranger’s budget blows out (again)

Disney halted production on Gore Verbinski and Jerry Bruckheimer’s Lone Ranger last year when the budget ballooned to $250 million. Months later, with costs cut and star Johnny Depp agreeing to a smaller upfront fee, the Mousehouse gave it the go ahead. That lowered $215 million budget has since exploded back to $250 million (and […]

Continue reading

The Lone Ranger budget has been trimmed, but will Disney bite?

Last month, Disney pulled the plug on Gore Verbinski‘s $250 million adaptation of the classic TV serial The Lone Ranger, which was set to star Armie Hammer as the title character and Johnny Depp as his sidekick Tonto.  Verbinski and co. have spent the past two weeks looking for ways to trim the budget until […]

Continue reading