Producer Jerry Bruckheimer has released the first photo of Johnny Depp as Tonto and Armie Hammer as the titular hero in “The Lone Ranger” movie set to release next May. In a Tweet to fans, Bruckheimer popped out “The Lone Ranger” movie photo, showing a stern-faced Johnny Depp as Tonto and a scruffy Armie Hammer (“The Social network”) gazing off into space as The Lone Ranger.
Directed by Academy Award winner Gore Verbinski (“Pirates of the Caribbean”), “The Lone Ranger” is a re-imagining of the classic American Old West radio show and subsequent television series. The original “The Lone Walker” television series starred Clayton Moore as the titular character. Tonto was played in the TV show by Jay Silverheels.
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