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Bruckheimer Asks You: Who Should Play the Lone Ranger?

Director Jerry Bruckheimer is out and about doing press for his next movie Confessions of a Shopaholic, but while he's at it, he's chatting a bit about upcoming projects, like The Lone Ranger. Bruckheimer confirms that the script is all set and Johnny Depp has signed on to play Tonto — but who should play the Lone Ranger himself? Who should portray the masked ranger, trotting about on his trusty horse, Silver? In an interview Bruckheimer says he thinks viewers should suggest the next Lone Ranger.

Here we've got an actual director putting forth a recast challenge! My first thought is George Clooney, though that may partially be because I think Clooney and Depp would make for a ridiculously beautiful and funny duo in this story. What do you think?


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neknek1 neknek1 6 years
old spells old black and white like mj use to say
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 8 years
Oops Mortensen*
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 8 years
Oh Viggo Mortenson would be a great choice!
xMariax xMariax 8 years
I think Jason David Frank would be perfect as the Lone Ranger. He was on "Power Rangers" and on an episode he was dressed as the Lone Ranger and he was called the "White Stranger" and he was great as him. I would love to see him as the Lone Ranger. :o)
eveday eveday 8 years
Yes, Viggo Mortensen (Mortensen, people) is perfect!
emalove emalove 8 years
Ooh, I'm in agreement about Viggo Mortenson! Perfect.
miriah15 miriah15 8 years
Viggo Mortenson
fleurfairy fleurfairy 8 years
I would have said Joaquin Phoenix because I think he could hold his own against Johnny. But now....he's lost his mind.
genesisrocks genesisrocks 8 years
Everyone pales in comparison to Johnny. *sigh*
Linda-McP Linda-McP 8 years
Aaron Eckhart and George Clooney--either would be a great choice.
lolagrape lolagrape 8 years
Aaron Eckhart. Loved him as a cowboy in "The Missing"--the world needs more!
genesisrocks genesisrocks 8 years
How about Brandon Routh? I know he already played superman but whatever.
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