- THE LONE NETWORK
|Armie Hammer is The Lone Ranger|
It's reportedly official: Armie Hammer will play the title role in the big screen return of The Lone Ranger for Disney.
Variety reports that The Social Network and Snow White actor will don the mask and white hat opposite Johnny Depp as Tonto.
Joining Depp in this pseudo-Pirates of the Caribbean reunion are director Gore Verbinski and producer Jerry Bruckheimer. Justin Hayth wrote the screenplay.
The trade claims Lone Ranger will begin filming fall after Depp wraps Dark Shadows, and could open as soon as fall 2012.