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Watch: Saddle Up With The New Trailer For 'The Lone Ranger' With Johnny Depp & Armie Hammer

by Kevin Jagernauth
April 17, 2013 4:08 PM
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The Lone Ranger, Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer

It seems like it just isn't blockbuster movie season without Johnny Depp wearing funny hats, clothing from Dickensian thrift shops and/or lots of makeup, but this summer he's back with almost all of the above in "The Lone Ranger." The quaint, black-and-white 1950s TV show has been brought to the 21st century with a soaring budget of over $200 million and a bag full of special effects. And now a brand-spanking new trailer has come over the horizon, promising both big time spectacle and Depp quirkiness in equally large servings.

The plot will find Native American spirit warrior Tonto (Depp) teaming with John Reid (Armie Hammer), a man of the law, as they get into action and adventure fighting greed and corruption. What that exactly means hasn't been clear yet, as specifics of the plot have been kept at bay for big setpieces in the spots for the movie so far, but this new trailer opens things up a lot more. We find out that the Lone Ranger's quest is to find out who killed his brother and something or other about who controls the railroadszzzzzz.....omg mega train sequences! Gore Verbinski has long been saying he really wanted to create something spectacular -- once promising the biggest train scene of all time before the budget got trimmed -- but either way it looks like he went full throttle here. 

"The Lone Ranger" saves the day on July 3rd. Thoughts?

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  • Lauren | April 18, 2013 10:23 AMReply

    This is going to be a great movie! I am a HUGE Lone Ranger fan and am so happy this great story has been brought to the big screen. I cannot wait to see it!!!

  • Joe | April 17, 2013 10:51 PMReply

    Kevin: As Mark said, "The Lone Ranger" is not in 3D.

  • Joe | April 18, 2013 5:46 PM

    But don't worry, Kevin - no need actually correcting your basic factual errors. Nope, just leave the misinformation up there like the sloppy reporter that you are.

  • Daniel | April 17, 2013 6:47 PMReply

    I will see it, and so will the rest of America. Why? Because Tonto steps off a ladder onto a train like a boss. This movie will be entertaining. That's all most people really want these days.

  • SomeDude | April 17, 2013 6:36 PMReply

    Meh. Rather see Django... Again.

  • MARK | April 17, 2013 5:42 PMReply

    Pretty sure it's not in 3D...

  • Melinka | April 17, 2013 5:32 PMReply

    Looks amazing!

  • d | April 17, 2013 4:48 PMReply

    Looks like goofy fun.

  • Rodrigo | April 17, 2013 4:43 PMReply

    Bruckheimer know how to deliver the 4 quadrant heat. Regardless of quality, this will be a huge hit globally.

  • Yousef | April 17, 2013 4:39 PMReply

    Looks amazing! So excited to see it

  • C | April 17, 2013 4:27 PMReply


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