Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Hi-ho Sliver Away! Gore Verbinksi Will Helm 'The Lone Ranger'

Walt Disney Pictures have confirmed that Gore Verbinksi will take the reins on 'The Lone Ranger' return to the sliver screen, he will re-team with Johnny Depp, who is currently attached to play the Lone Ranger's sidekick, Tonto.

The Lone Ranger's origin story begins with a group of Texas Rangers chasing down a gang of outlaws led by Butch Cavendish. The gang ambushes the Rangers, seemingly killing them all. One survivor is found, however, by an American Indian named Tonto, who nurses him back to health. The Ranger, donning a mask and riding a white stallion named Silver, teams up with Tonto to bring the unscrupulous gang and others of that ilk to justice.

The film version will be produced by Jerry Bruckheimer with a script from Justin Haythe.

The Lone Ranger Opening Theme Song