Published On: Mon, Apr 8th, 2013

Disney releases ‘The Lone Ranger’ posters of Armie Hammer as Ranger and Johnny Depp as Tonto

The big budget, $250 million adaptation of The Lone Ranger reunites Johnny Depp with Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski and producer Jerry Bruckheimer.

Hammer plays the title character alongside Johnny Depp as Tonto.

Co-star Barry Pepper discussed the chemistry between Depp’s Tonto and the Ranger, played by Armie Hammer.

“I think Armie and Johnny have a really great dynamic together. It really spins those two iconic characters on their head.I thought it was really cool to see Johnny take on that character, being of Cherokee blood…”

The supporting cast includes Tom Wilkinson (Batman Begins), Helena Bonham Carter (The King’s Speech), Barry Pepper (True Grit), William Fichtner (The Dark Knight), Ruth Wilson (Anna Karenina) and James Badge Dale (Iron Man 3).

The Lone Ranger arrives in theaters on July 3, 2013.

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“The Lone Ranger” is 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.

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