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Johnny Depp mulls retirement in wake of Lone Ranger flop

Johnny Depp has told BBC Breakfast he’s “not too far” from retirement; a vague declaration made newsworthy by its proximity to his recent big screen flop, The Lone Ranger. His comments were captured for posterity by THR. Disney’s The Lone Ranger marked the second big budget failure for Depp in a row, following his 2012 […]

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Hammer horror – The Lone Ranger review

By Simon Miraudo July 2, 2013 They worked so hard to make a movie out of The Lone Ranger, responding to the pleas of absolutely no one. Calls for a sequel will be even less thunderous. Director Gore Verbinski, producer Jerry Bruckheimer, and star Johnny Depp were just so darned keen to resurrect the long […]

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Trailer Debut: The Lone Ranger

Disney chose the Superbowl to launch its newest trailer for The Lone Ranger, following our first sneak peak at this adventure-western back in October of last year. Based on the television series of the same name, this reincarnation comes from producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbiniski; a Pirates of the Caribbean partnership that is […]

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Jack White no longer scoring The Lone Ranger

There was a time when it didn’t seem Gore Verbinski’s ambitious, super-expensive Lone Ranger would ever see the light of day. Though Disney eventually gave it the green light, and production is now almost completed, we still won’t see Verbinski’s dream version of the project. Jack White was originally confirmed to compose music for the […]

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Teaser Debut: The Lone Ranger

The teaser for Gore Verbinski’s super-expensive Lone Ranger has arrived online. Though the project was originally nixed by Disney on account on the inflated price tag, Verbinski and producer Jerry Bruckheimer whittled it down to something more palatable. The trailer doesn’t reveal much, except for the fact that the movie exists; frankly, considering its troubled production history, […]

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William Fichtner is The Lone Ranger’s villain

Leave it to William Fichtner to ride on in and save the day. The character actor will star as the lead villain in The Lone Ranger, replacing recent drop-out Dwight Yoakam, Deadline report. For a while there, Disney’s super-expensive Lone Ranger looked like it would never see the light of day. After director Gore Verbinski and producer Jerry Bruckheimer […]

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The Lone Ranger gets the green light … again

Disney have given the go-ahead to Gore Verbinski‘s super expensive new project The Lone Ranger, after previously pulling the plug back in August. According to Deadline, Verbinski and producer Jerry Bruckheimer have slashed the budget of the adaptation of the classic serial from $275 million to a much less terrifying (but still pricey) tag of […]

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Could The Lone Ranger ride again?

Earlier this week, it was reported Disney had dumped Gore Verbinski’s $250 million Lone Ranger project on account of it costing $250 million.  Surely, we wondered, there is a place in Hollywood for a feature that would reteam the original Pirates of the Caribbean director with producer Jerry Bruckheimer and star Johnny Depp, as well […]

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Disney dumps the ultra-expensive Lone Ranger

Bye bye, Silver. Disney have pulled the plug on Gore Verbinski‘s attempted big-screen rebirth of The Lone Ranger, with Deadline citing the film’s projected $250 million budget a deciding factor for the studio. Armie Hammer and Johnny Depp were set to star as serial heroes The Lone Ranger and his side-kick Tonto in the Jerry Bruckheimer […]

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Armie Hammer to star as The Lone Ranger opposite Johnny Depp?

Armie Hammer might jump into the saddle for Gore Verbinski’s The Lone Ranger. According to Deadline, The Social Network star is in early talks to play the eponymous serial hero. Last week it seemed that Ryan Gosling was a shoe-in to star as TLR, opposite Johnny Depp’s Tonto. His reps later revealed that Gosling’s schedule […]

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Ryan Gosling WON’T be The Lone Ranger

Remember how yesterday we mentioned that Ryan Gosling was in talks to star as The Lone Ranger opposite Johnny Depp‘s Tonto in Gore Verbinski‘s upcoming adaptation of the serial hero? Well, never mind. Gosling’s rep told Entertainment Weekly that he will not star as The Lone Ranger (which was suspected, as his dance card looked […]

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Ryan Gosling in talks for The Lone Ranger

Ryan Gosling is in talks to join Johnny Depp in Disney’s The Lone Ranger, reports The Wrap. Though it’s too early to confirm, as Gosling’s schedule may prohibit him from joining the film, the prospect of him alongside Depp on the big screen is just a bit too much for this lass to take. It […]

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Verbinski saddling up for The Lone Ranger with Depp

Hi-Yo Silver, away! Deadline is reporting that Gore Verbinski will saddle up and direct The Lone Ranger for Disney. Producer Jerry Bruckheimer and Johnny Depp have also signed on, with Depp set to play the role of Tonto. Wait, Tonto? The Lone Ranger, set in the Old West, is a masked Texas Ranger who rides […]

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