FIRST LOOK

First Look: 'The Lone Ranger' with Armie Hammer and Johnny Depp

by
March 8, 2012
Source: Twitter

The Lone Ranger

With Disney's sci-fi epic John Carter hitting theaters tomorrow, their marketing machine is in full swing with new images of Dark Shadows (while plenty of images have hit recently, we're waiting for a trailer to hit sometime soon) and now, with production recently underway, Jerry Bruckheimer (noticed on Twitter by ComingSoon) has unveiled the first official look at Armie Hammer as The Lone Ranger and Johnny Depp as his trusty sidekick Tonto. Really Depp just looks like Captain Jack Sparrow as a grumpy Native American, but Hammer seems to be quite a dashing hero. Maybe we'll get a brief teaser soon? Image below!

Here's our first look at Gore Verbinski's The Lone Ranger from Jerry Bruckheimer's Twitter:

The Lone Ranger - First Look

The Lone Ranger is directed by Pirates of the Caribbean franchise helmer Gore Verbinski and written by Ted Elliot, Terry Rossio and Justin Haythe. 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. The film arrives on May 31st, 2013.

Find more posts: First Look, Hype, Photos

Discover more around the web:

Reader Feedback - 23 Comments

1

Hammer looks the part. But what the fvck is Jack Sparrow doing in the desert?

Scotty97 on Mar 8, 2012

2

if sways just once....

Jericho on Mar 8, 2012

3

will save my comments for a trailer, though i do hope this works out for the better.

rockkicker on Mar 8, 2012

4

I can't say I am too thrilled with that picture at all; I was hoping for a classic powder blue Lone Ranger. 

Jeremy Juliano on Mar 8, 2012

5

Errr... Pirates of the Midwest?

Mithun Divakaran on Mar 8, 2012

6

I say it looks promising.

Isildur_of_Numenor on Mar 8, 2012

7

i like it.  kinda glad they ditched the blue.  good update!

Georgethree33 on Mar 8, 2012

8

How has Armie Hammer not narrated everything?

Renato Guzman on Mar 8, 2012

9

Wouldn't it be Southwest? Since they're filming in New Mexico and all... 🙂 I just wish Depp would step out of his comfort zone!! He's worn these types of characters out!

Jonathon on Mar 8, 2012

10

Depp looks old and whats with the strange crow hat?? And as for the Lone Ranger - he looks to young! Its a difficult boot to fill given how good Klinton Splisbury was in the role.

Me on Mar 8, 2012

11

g-g-generic

Davide Coppola on Mar 8, 2012

12

Could be good. I'll wait for the trailer though.

Film-Book.com on Mar 8, 2012

13

Couple of Pimps.

DAVIDPD on Mar 8, 2012

14

That crow on top makes it look a lot like a pirate hat...oh marketing

Jesse on Mar 8, 2012

15

This looks WHAAAAAAAACK.  Native Americans are shaking their collective heads and sighing everywhere.  "Here we go again. Wake me when it's over."

goatmouth on Mar 8, 2012

16

 Nah - we're not.  It's just a movie.  Plus, at least it's not Jon Lovitz!  (SNL skit)  😉

avconsumer2 on Mar 9, 2012

17

AWESOME! Depp as Tonto is genius. Looking forward to it. 

Dragon on Mar 8, 2012

18

But why the rum?

Quanah on Mar 8, 2012

19

I thought they didn't have a script yet, but apparently not since this is the first look at PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: THE LONE RANGER RIDES.  I've always been a huge fan of The Lone Ranger from the old 50's show to the 80's cartoon to the 00's comic book. I'm even a fan of Verbinski, Depp and Hammer but this just looks all wrong. Just on a character design level...  While I'm not arguing for the powder blue outfit, I do think they could've come up with an alternative that was more faithful (I hate that the red bandanna is a thin rolled up wrap around his neck... it's like an afterthought). And I seriously can't believe they just dusted off the Sparrow costume for Depp.  I know this is an incredibly early sneak peek and who knows maybe Hammer will don the more classic outfit at some point in the movie. But this pic alone has get me worried and feeling like maybe Disney should've pulled the plug completely.

Cineasta on Mar 8, 2012

20

Umm, what LDP wasnt up for it? some random indian ... COME ON

Matthew Beaver on Mar 8, 2012

21

I can't stop laughing!lol!!!! They better have a helluva trailer!

jah p on Mar 8, 2012

22

Dark Shadows is Warner Bros. After reading your comments people, I know one thing - you know nothing about Native Americans and their history. It's really sad.  Classic look was good in 50th or 60th not today.

Ann on Mar 9, 2012

23

Gunna be alot of old men in the theatres next year, this was the "Star Wars" back in the day 🙂

David Banner on Mar 9, 2012

Sorry, no commenting is allowed at this time.

FEATURED POSTS

POPULAR COMMENTS

LAST YEAR'S TOP 10

Alex's Top 10 - 2017
1. Call Me By Your...
2. War for Apes
3. Shape of Water
4. Florida Project
5. Dunkirk
6. Jane
7. Foxtrot
8. Faces, Places
9. Never Really Here
10. Thelma
Click Here for Thoughts

Jeremy's Top 10- 2017
1. mother!
2. Lady Bird
3. A Ghost Story
4. The Big Sick
5. Dunkirk
6. Get Out
7. Killing Sacred Deer
8. John Wick 2
9. War for Apes
10. The Beguiled
Click Here for Thoughts

FOLLOW US HERE

Subscribe to our feed or daily newsletter:
Follow Alex's main profile on twitter:
For the news posts only, follow this acct:
Add our feed to your Feedly: follow us in feedly

FS.NET ON FACEBOOK