Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
The Perfect Night In
Great Movies From Warner Bros.
Subscribe To Empire
Sign up now and save up to 63%
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Kenneth Branagh Boards Artemis Fowl Adaptation For Disney
Playwright Conor McPherson is in talks to write a new script
New Poster For Spielberg's Bridge Of Spies
Hanks Over Troubled Water
Mississippi Grind Trailer Bets On Drama
Ben Mendelsohn's struggling poker veteran needs help from Ryan Reynolds
Alex Kingston Headed Back To Doctor Who
River Song will meet Peter Capaldi for Christmas
Tatiana Maslany Is A Contender For Star Wars: Episode VIII
Olivia Cooke and Gina Rodriguez also in the casting mix
Hugh Bonneville Enters Viceroy's House
In Gurinder Chadha's Mountbatten biopic
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
30 August 2015
Armie Hammer Finds Nocturnal Animals
He's joined Tom Ford's new film
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
17 July 2017
Black Mass
13 November 2015
Suffragette
12 October 2015
The Walk
02 October 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Good People (2015)
Empire Star Rating
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Cinderella (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Suite Francaise (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Unfinished Business (2015)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Helena Bonham Carter Up For Lone Ranger
Plus several more thesps...

20 July 2011  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Variety

submit to reddit

Helena Bonham Carter Up For Lone Ranger

The stable door is well and truly ajar on casting for Lone Ranger as a whole gang of actors are now galloping towards deals on the movie. The latest names to saddle up? Helena Bonham Carter, Dwight Yoakam, Barry Pepper and James Badge Dale.

Yoakam is in talks to play the villain, Butch Cavendish, the leader of the nasty Cavendish gang, a group of no-goodniks who attack the Texas Rangers.

Carter is considering the role of a colourful madam who runs the local brothel, a part that sounds like something she could have some real fun with.

Pepper, meanwhile is eying the job of playing Captain J Fuller, commander of the seventh cavalry and a man we assume will help the Lone Ranger and Tonto on their crusade against the Cavendish boys. Finally, Dale is up for the part of Dan Reid, the older brother to Hammer and, we’re going to figure, likely not long for the world.

They’re joining a cast that already includes Johnny Depp (Tonto), Armie Hammer (the Lone Ranger), Tom Wilkinson and Ruth Wilson (Dan Reid’s wife). Gore Verbinski is calling the shots and the movie should arrive late in 2012.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Spartacus Is Back Back Back!
Yes, a new take on the slave hero...
Todd Field Accepts The Creed Of Violence
Update: He's got the funds to make it


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Wes Craven: Film By Film
Empire celebrates the late, great horror director

My Movie Life: Andrew Haigh
The 45 Years director on the movies that made him

Vanity Projects: The Musical Edition
A dozen more hits and misses from the rock and pop world

Inside The Martian: Empire Meets NASA
Prepare to science the shit out of it...

Deadpool: A Complete History
Empire's guide to The Merc With A Mouth, in comics and on screen

Spectre – Everything You Need To Know
Empire's essential briefing on James Bond's 24th outing

The N.W.A-Team
Empire visits the set of Straight Outta Compton

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month! Save money today and

Subscribe now!

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device! Save money today and

Subscribe now!

Subscribe now and save up to 63%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)