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New Lone Ranger Trailer Rides In
'Hi-yo, Silver! In a tree!'

11 December 2012  |  Written by Phil de Semlyen  |  Source: Disney

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Next summer’s grandstanding Jerry Bruckheimer release, The Lone Ranger, has a new trailer which you can watch below. The movie reunites Johnny Depp with old Pirates Of The Caribbean director Gore Verbinski, and throws Armie Hammer into the mix as ‘50s telly cowboy icon John Reid. The big bad is out there but yet to be established in any detail. It's not the horse. That's Silver. In a tree.

 

So what to expect? Well, judging by this trailer, it’ll offer the usual Bruckheimer blend of comic beats, magical McGuffins and hurtling objects. In this case, said object looks like the 13.47 to Tombstone, stopping at Rockridge, Flagstaff and Tonto's face and offering full buffet service.

After establishing the two characters’ introduction – ex-Texas Ranger Reid has survived a shootout by the skin of his teeth and Tonto has tried to bury him – the action comes thick and fast. As horse operas go, this one looks like it’ll be at least 90 per cent fat lady singing.

It’s a nicely judged promo. As Reid’s spiritual sidekick Tonto, Depp plays the comedy with the assurance of a man who’s been doing this for years – which, truth be told, he has – and the action beats looks as spectacular as you’d expect from a Bruckbuster. The sands of time will tell.

The Lone Ranger is out in the UK on August viewers can catch it from Independence Day eve, July 3. 


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Your Comments

RE: Johnny Depp heap good actor, speak like Indian brave
Johnny Depp is actually part native American. L: Madhava Is Tonto supposed to be played by a white guy or something? I never saw the TV show. I know it's supposed to be funny. But for me, Johnny Depp speaking like an "Injun" is very uncomfortable and cringey. Couldn't they get someone a bit more authentically Native American? More

Posted by keaneye at 23:16 on 11 December 2012 | Report This Post

RE: There's something very wrong with that horse,, haha
Looks like it might not be awful, which is something considering Depp is in it, and appears to be playing that guy he plays all the time. Might just be a wee bit crap. More

Posted by dolfinack at 19:23 on 11 December 2012 | Report This Post

There's something very wrong with that horse,, haha
I was so sceptical about this movie but have to admit, that line made me laugh, could be a bit of fun this film More

Posted by Jamie_M at 15:03 on 11 December 2012 | Report This Post

Johnny Depp heap good actor, speak like Indian brave
Is Tonto supposed to be played by a white guy or something? I never saw the TV show. I know it's supposed to be funny. But for me, Johnny Depp speaking like an "Injun" is very uncomfortable and cringey. Couldn't they get someone a bit more authentically Native American? More

Posted by Madhava at 14:42 on 11 December 2012 | Report This Post

Horse in a tree
nuff said! Hope it's not wiggidy wiggidy wild wild west.. More

Posted by UncleMonkeyTrousers at 14:29 on 11 December 2012 | Report This Post

Not a great trailer but...
...certainly more interested in this film than I was after watching the 1st teaser. I mean, who doesn't loveJohnny?! More

Posted by Porter at 14:17 on 11 December 2012 | Report This Post

Looks pretty cool
Bruckheimer bringing the spectacle, Depp bringing the cheese, and it looks like Verbinski might be bringing some actual art to the visuals. Reckon it'll be unpretentious fun, without the convoluted crap of the Pirates sequals. More

Posted by Normal Control at 11:50 on 11 December 2012 | Report This Post

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