Johnny Depp, deadpans throughout the action film. An apparently white man playing Tonto, one of the most famous American Indian stereotypes of all time, might work. Then again, trouble might be coming.
“All I know is that a man killed my brother,” says the Lone Ranger (Armie Hammer) in the new “final” theatrical trailer for Gore Verbinski’s summer blockbuster, which seems out to prove that sometimes you don’t need anything more than some trains and horses to make a thrilling adventure movie.
The Disney remake has Tonto in the role of coach to John Reid, the idealistic law school graduate who finds himself out of his depth when he returns to his hometown by the film’s end becomes the Lone Ranger.
Verbinski framed the film as a buddy picture with a zany Western edge Wednesday during a teaser screening at the movie theater convention CinemaCon in Las Vegas.
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