So far The Lone Ranger has been hit with criticism, but there are still many months till we will be able to watch the film on screen. Will Disney earn back some interest with their latest poster? Decided for yourself after the jump.
Dynamite Entertainment sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores this week. Take the jump for a look at After Earth, Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt #2, Thun’da #3, Prophecy #4, Warlord of Mars: Dejah Thoris #17, Green Hornet #29, Jennifer Blood #18, Witchblade: Demon Reborn #3, The Lone Ranger: Snake of Iron #3, and more!
Dynamite Entertainment sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Prophecy #1, The Boys #67, Pantha #1, The Spider #2, Voltron: Year One #3, The Lone Ranger #6, Zorro Rides Again #10, and more.
Dynamite Entertainment sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of The Ninjettes #1, The Bionic Man #6, Warlord of Mars #15, Red Sonja #63, Kirby: Genesis Silver Star #3, Zorro Rides Again #8, The Living Corpse: Exhumed #6, and Dean Koontz’s Nevermore #6.
Press Release Dynamite Entertainment and Classic Media welcome the return of America’s quintessential Western hero-The Lone Ranger® to the comic world! The masked man returns with a new #1 in January 2012 as an ongoing series. This new The Lone Ranger comic series kicks off with a six-part story called “Hard Country.” To allow new fans to jump into the series, the first two issues will be included within a larger story. It will then move into a longer, serialized tale, respecting the excellent template provided by Brett Matthews and Sergio Cariello with John Cassaday, setting off on a new
Looks like the Armie Hammer/Johnny Depp Lone Ranger movie got shut down this past week because of production cost. It isn’t that Disney’s pockets aren’t deep enough, according to Deadline, it appears that the studios are tired of spending upwards of $300 million plus for every movie, and The Lone Ranger’s estimated $275 million budget may just be the straw that broke the camel’s back. If production costs really are a thing studios are having a gripe over, expect to see other movies suddenly finding their budgets cut in order to meet studio expectations. via Deadline
Variety is reporting that singer/actor Dwight Yoakam is in talks to join the Lone Ranger cast. If negotiations are successful, Yoakam will play Butch Cavendish, the leader of the gang that causes the Ranger all sorts of problems. Yoakam will join Armie Hammer who will play the masked avenger and Johnny Depp who has secured the role of Tonto. via Variety
We already know Johnny Depp will play Tonto and Armie Hammer will play the Lone Ranger, but what about the love interest? Deadline is reporting that Ruth Wilson is in talks to play the female lead/love interest in the Gore Verbinski directed Lone Ranger movie. I don’t know anything about Ruth Wilson, but dress her up in a costume of the period and she’ll certainly look good. Since this is the Lone Ranger, I wonder if she’ll be written as the romantic lead for Hammer, or if the production will follow the recently concluded Lone Ranger series from Dynamite Entertainment,
Gore Verbinski’s take on The Lone Ranger rides into theaters on December 21, 2012, according to H’wood. The film stars Armie Hammer as the Lone Ranger, and Johnny Depp as Tonto, that Verbinski describes as “a sort of Don Quixote told from Sancho Panza’s point of view.” December 2012 will be a busy month for movie goers as The Lone Ranger will be released around the same time as The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and Life of Pi. via SuperHero Hype