The Lone Ranger takes place in the old west, so the production had to teach actors who to believably portray rugged men and women of action on the American frontier.
No small task, surely, but a behind the scenes featurette making the rounds today suggests the cowboy training is pretty fun, as we see Armie Hammer and Ruth Wilson riding horses, lassoing people, firing six-shooters, and generally dabbling in the rustic arts.
Like any crazy expensive summer movie, The Lone Ranger will undoubtedly include more than its fair share of big visual effects.
A new behind the scenes featurette for the latest take on the serial hero, however, focuses on a more traditional means of stunning the audience: putting the lead actor on a little platform right on the edge of a several thousand foot drop to the desert below.
Disney, admiral of the blockbuster fleet, has promoted Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg from swabs to co-captains on Pirates of the Caribbean 5.
Synopsis: Native American spirit warrior Tonto recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid, a man of the law, into a legend of justice—taking the audience on a runaway train of epic surprises and humorous friction friction as the two unlikely heroes must learn to work together and fight against greed and corruption.
With this new fourth domestic trailer pumping up audiences for The Lone Ranger, Disney has finally hit a real sweet spot in selling this new endeavor from three of the key figures who made Pirates of the Caribbean a big hit a decade ago.
You won't hear a single word of English in the whole thing, but a new international trailer for The Lone Ranger is by far the most effective look at the mega-Western yet.
Disney has rolled out the final theatrical trailer for this summer's The Lone Ranger.
In order to ensure that everybody's paying attention, director Gore Verbinksi, producer Jerry Bruckheimer, and stars Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer are participating in a Q&A that unfolding right now, so you can watch the quartet discussing this mega-movie via livestreaming video.
The Wild West of the movies is populated by unimaginably grizzled cowboys ready to get down to all manner of derring do, but Disney has revealed two character posters for The Lone Ranger that highlight the feminine side of the frontier.
Ruth Wilson and Helena Bonham Carter are showcased on these new posters promoting the July 3rd release of The Lone Ranger.
It may not contain any superheroes per-se, but this summer's would-be buster of blocks The Lone Ranger does feature a masked avenger and his best buddy.
Both the title character and Tonto, as played by Armie Hammer and Johnny Depp, are well represented on two new character posters, complete with a mask for the ranger and the stylized facepaint/dead bird combo favored by his Native American buddy.
Our latest look at this The Lone Ranger comes from all the way across the Pacific Ocean. It's a Japanese trailer, and so includes very little dialogue. It does, however, speak an international language.