Considering Disney put a halt on pre-production of The Lone Ranger in 2011 because of its ballooning budget, it makes sense that the production would end up hiring lesser-known actors for the supporting roles. English actress Ruth Wilson plays the Ranger's love interest -- but the wife of his brother (played by Armie Hammer and James Badge Dale, respectively). She is best known for her appearances in BBC television movies and the series Luther.
Captain Jack Sparrow never had to contend with horses on the high seas, but Tonto, the Lone Ranger's trusty sidekick, does. Johnny Depp, who stars as Tonto in Disney's new film version of The Lone Ranger, revealed
Believe it or not, Johnny Depp is fifty. Doesn't it seem not that long ago that he was making hedge sculptures in Edward Scissorhands? Yeah, that was over twenty years ago.
Armie Hammer has had quite a rise in Hollywood -- after small roles in film and television audiences got a double dose of him in The Social Network (he played twins). After a handful of other roles, including opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in J. Edgar, Hammer has been launched into super-stardom in Disney's Lone Ranger alongside Johnny Depp.
You don't tug on Superman's cape. You don't spit into the wind. You don't pull the mask off that old Lone Ranger. And if you're an actor, you definitely don't show up late to a meeting with Steven Spielberg.