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
100 Greatest Characters
Your all-time favourite heroes and villains
Subscribe To Empire
Sign up now and save up to 63%
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Frank Grillo Seals A Deal For The Purge 3
Sergeant reporting for another tour of duty
Ali Larter Returns For Resident Evil: The Final Chapter
Claire Redfield is back
Trailer For National Lampoon Doc Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead
'We were taking on the idiocy of our generation...'
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
30 July 2015
The First Full-Length Trailer For Black Mass Arrives
Johnny Depp is Boston gangster Whitey Bulger
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
17 July 2017
The Walk
02 October 2015
Good People
21 August 2015
The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
14 August 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Suite Francaise (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Unfinished Business (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Selma (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Mortdecai (2015)
Empire Star Rating
Into The Woods (2015)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

New International Lone Ranger Trailer
'Let's do this...'

13 March 2013  |  Written by James White  |  Source: YouTube

submit to reddit

It has become something of a tradition for international versions of trailers to arrive shortly before the new UK/US equivalent promo. So we’d expect to see a new teaser for The Lone Ranger before too long. Until it gallops in, take a look at the latest Japanese offering below. 

The Lone Ranger adapts the long-running radio and TV character for the big screen, with Johnny Depp and his Pirates director Gore Verbinski giving it a shiny Disney coating of action and adventure.

Our hero is John Reid (Armie Hammer) who is left for dead when his Rangers are attacked. But he’s discovered by Native American scout/warrior Tonto (Depp) who advises him that he has a destiny to bring justice to the increasingly corrupt Old West.

Cue a lot of running around, explosions, Helena Bonham Carter with some dangerous gadgetry and lots and lots of trains. This film is clearly a steam train lover’s delight.

Despite the Japanese narration and subtitles, it’s pretty easy to figure out what’s going on here, and let’s face it: it’s a trailer for a big blockbuster, so you get the action beats and a hint of plot. But this is certainly looking like fun.

William Fichtner, James Badge Dale, Ruth Wilson, Tom Wilkinson, James Frain and Barry Pepper are all in this one, which rides on to our screens on August 9. For those needing a briefing on the Ranger – Lone or otherwise – check out our feature on the man.

 


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

Leslie Mann Joins The Other Woman
Alongside Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
David Goyer Enters The Breach
Update: He's now set to direct as well as produce


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Empire Meets The Cast Of The Gift
On acting scared, Words With Friends battles and Lego Bateman

Black Mass Trailer Breakdown With Director Scott Cooper
Find out what's what with Johnny Depp's take on Boston Gangster Whitey Bulger

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

Empire Meets Joely Richardson
On Maggie, Arnie and Event Horizon

100 Greatest Movie Characters
The complete list of your all-time favourite heroes and villains

Vote Now For Your Favourite TV Shows
Pick your top five - if you can...

Paul Rudd Is Awesome
Being awesome: from Clueless to Ant-Man

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)