Open casting call for Disney film ‘Lone Ranger’ starring Johnny Depp cancelled

 

Disney The Lone Ranger Casting Call Cancelled

Ruth Wilson was set to play the female lead opposite Johnny Depp.
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On Friday August 12, 2011 Disney cancelled pre-production on “The Lone Ranger“. Budget limits with the director is being reported as the reason for the shutdown. The extras casting director for “The Lone Ranger”, Elizabeth Gabel, made the following statement to the Las Cruces Sun-News on Saturday August 13, 2011 – “I can confirm that ‘Silver Bullet’ (the working title for ‘The Lone Ranger’) has been shut down and the casting call has been canceled, at this time I do not have anymore details”.

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Casting underway for Walt Disney Pictures ‘Lone Ranger’ starring Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp Tonto Lone Ranger

Johnny Depp plays Indian scout Tonto in Disney‘s “Lone Ranger”.
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Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Walt Disney Pictures are gearing up for an October, 2011 filming start date on the feature film “Lone Ranger” starring Armie Hammer as The Lone Ranger, and Johnny Depp as Tonto. The film’s main stars are being cast in Los Angeles, and smaller speaking roles, extras, stand-ins, and photo-doubles for the film’s stars are being cast in New Mexico and Texas, where shooting will take place.