THE LONE RANGER final trailer (and Q&A) – Armie Hammer & Johnny Depp do lots of jumping & running

THE LONE RANGER final trailer (and Q&A) – Armie Hammer & Johnny Depp do lots of jumping & running

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The first teaser trailer for Walt Disney Pictures’ THE LONE RANGER didn’t show much, but the second trailer made up for it. Now we get a third and final trailer, which pretty much shows (what looks like) all of the action. We already knew the origins of The Lone Ranger (Armie Hammer) are a bit dark it seems, Tonto (Johnny Depp) has a funny horse he talks to, and at some point there’s a big train crash. In the newest preview we see more of Helena Bonham Carter, and more of the bad guys. It all looks like fairly harmless fun. THE LONE RANGER is directed by Gore Verbinski and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, so with Disney and Depp involved, this could be a PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN magic formula all over again. That said, there’s been a lot of controversy about the production, with its reportedly insane budget and whatnot, and the sad death of a crew member during shooting. Being a fan of Westerns, I’m hoping for the best. Take a look at the newest (and supposedly final) trailer and tell us your thoughts in the comments.

Cast: Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, Tom Wilkinson, William Fichtner, Barry Pepper, James Badge Dale, Ruth Wilson and Helena Bonham Carter

Director: Gore Verbinski
Producer: Jerry Bruckheimer, Gore Verbinski
Executive Producers: Mike Stenson, Chad Oman, Ted Elliottt, Terry Rossio, Johnny Depp, Eric Ellenbogen, Eric McLeod

Screenplay by: Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio and Eric Aronson and Justin Haythe

From producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski, the filmmaking team behind the blockbuster “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise, comes Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ “The Lone Ranger,” a thrilling adventure infused with action and humor, in which the famed masked hero is brought to life through new eyes. Native American spirit warrior Tonto (Johnny Depp) recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid (Armie Hammer), a man of the law, into a legend of justice—taking the audience on a runaway train of epic surprises and humorous friction as the two unlikely heroes must learn to work together and fight against greed and corruption. Native American spirit warrior Tonto (Johnny Depp) and man of the law John Reid (Armie Hammer) are opposites brought together by fate and must join forces to battle greed and corruption.

And as a bonus here’s a 26-minute LIVE Q&A posted today featuring Gore Verbinski, Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer and Jerry Bruckheimer:

THE LONE RANGER opens July 3, 2013

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Born and raised in Dallas, Mark has been a movie critic since 1994, with reviews featured in print, radio and National TV. In 2001 he started the Entertainment section of the Herorealm website, where he contributed film reviews and celebrity interviews until 2004. After three years of service there, he started Bigfanboy.com, which has become one of the Dallas film community's leading information websites. Bigfanboy hosts several movie screenings in the Texas area, and works closely with film and TV studios and promotional partners to host exciting events and contests. The site also features a variety of rare celebrity and filmmaker interviews, and Bigfanboy.com regularly covers the film festival circuit as well. In addition to Hollywood reporting, Mark has worked for many years as an advertising and sci-fi/comic book artist. Clients have included Lucasfilm Ltd., Topps Trading Cards, The Dallas Mavericks and The Dallas Stars. He currently catalogs rare comic books and movie memorabilia for Heritage Auctions, and runs the Dallas Comic Con and Sci-Fi Expo conventions, but remains an avid moviegoer and cinema buff.