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Jack White To Write Musical Score For 'The Lone Ranger'

April 25th, 2012 8:12am EDT
Jack White
Former White Stripes star Jack White will compose the score for Johnny Depp's upcoming remake of classic TV series The Lone Ranger.

The rocker will lend his musical talents to the Disney western, which will star The Social Network's Armie Hammer as the Lone Ranger with Depp as his sidekick Tonto.

The film's producer Jerry Bruckheimer, confirmed White's involvement to Variety, saying, "Jack's an amazing songwriter with a unique style. We're thrilled to hear his fresh take on the William Tell Overture. Gore (Verbinski, director) hatched the idea and Johnny was thrilled with it."

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Johnny Depp's 'Lone Ranger' Movie Canceled?

August 14th, 2011 6:30pm EDT
Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp's highly-anticipated movie adaptation of TV western series The Lone Ranger has been axed, according to a report.

The Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides hunk has been slated to play Tonto opposite Armie Hammer's Lone Ranger in the Disney movie, which was scheduled for a 2012 release.

But Disney chiefs have pulled their involvement in the film following alleged disagreements with director Gore Verbinski and producer Jerry Bruckheimer about the western's budget, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

A source tells the website, "Gore doesn't want to budge for what he thin...
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Armie Hammer To Star As 'The Lone Ranger'

May 18th, 2011 8:42am EDT
Armie Hammer Jr.
The Social Network star Armie Hammer is to team up with Johnny Depp in the movie revamp of classic TV western series The Lone Ranger.

After weeks of speculation, the actor has been confirmed as director Gore Verbinski's pick to portray The Lone Ranger.

Back in 2008, George Clooney was reportedly set to star as The Lone Ranger, when a source told The Sun newspaper, "George is very eager - he's been trying to do a movie with Johnny for a long time. He thinks they'll make the perfect on-screen partnership."

Depp will play the cowboy's sidekick Tonto in the film.

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Rango Lassoes Top Spot at Box Office

March 6th, 2011 10:57pm EST
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Rango roped in the top spot at the weekend box office, according to Box Office Mojo.

The animated film, which reteamed Johnny Depp with Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski, grossed an estimated $38 million in its first weekend.

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The adult thriller The Adjustment Bureau, starring Matt Damon, came in at No. 2 with an opening weekend tally of $20.9 million. Fellow new release, Beastly, earned...

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Trailer Talk: This Week in Movies - 'Rango,' 'The Adjustment Bureau' & More

February 28th, 2011 11:10am EST
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Not only did I see last week’s comedy “Hall Pass” starring Owen Wilson and Jason Sudeikis, but I had the chance to interview its directors Peter and Bobby Farrelly. If you haven’t already, definitely check out my interview, and my review of “Hall Pass.”

I also hit theater to see the Ed Helms comedy “Cedar Rapids” which I thoroughly enjoyed. Helms stars as Tim Lippe, a small-town Wisconsin guy who’s dispatched to an insurance seminar in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The naïve Lippe is shocked when he arrives at the conference, where three of the wildest attendees Dean Ziegler (John C. Reilly), Jo...
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Universal Studios Greenlights 'Stretch Armstrong' Movie For 2011

June 5th, 2009 11:09am EDT
Brian Grazer
Even with Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and G.I. Joe: The Rise of the Cobra ready to heat up the big screen this summer, Hasbro is not about to rest on its laurels: the toy company announced a Stretch Armstrong film, slated for a 2011 release.

"'Stretch Armstrong' couldn’t be in more capable hands than Imagine and Hasbro," Chairman of Universal Pictures Marc Shmuger said in a press release. "We're so excited to bring this iconic property to audiences around the world in April of 2011."

"When Hasbro signed the multi-year strategic partnership with Universal, it was one more p...
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DVD Versus Blu-ray: Enjoying A Film At Its Best

June 3rd, 2009 9:00am EDT
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One can only assume the somewhat recent onslaught of the "need" for Blu-ray comes only from a desire to have people buy films and television show sets over again. After having to update a copy of 'Sneakers' from VHS tape to DVD, a completely reasonable choice, the buck stops here. Yes, the technology is interesting at best, but it is brutally frustrating at worst.

The problem is not with the players, although they are extremely expensive still and the best player is still the one that comes in the PlayStation 3, the problem instead lies way back in the beginning of the cycle - the ...
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Keira Knightley Was Devastated At End Of 'Pirates' Shoot

March 26th, 2007 9:06am EDT
Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley is devastated upon concluding the final installment of Pirates Of The Caribbean movies, fearing she'll miss new "family" members Johnny Depp and Orlando Bloom. The 21-year-old actress, who plays Elizabeth Swann in the Gore Verbinski-directed trilogy, admits the cast became very close since shooting began back in 2002.

The beauty says, "I was very sad because we have all been through a lot together since the first one. In a sense we've all become sort of a family so it's weird to think it's all over."

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