New Featurette for THE LONE RANGER Goes inside “Cowboy Bootcamp” and Chair Wrangling

     June 13, 2013


Disney has released a new featurette for The Lone Ranger.  The story focuses on John Reid (Armie Hammer) surviving an attack, being saved by Native American warrior Tonto (Johnny Depp), and the two teaming up to fight injustice.  The new featurette focuses on the “cowboy bootcamp” where Hammer and co-star Ruth Wilson had to learn how to ride horses and lasso chairs.  The former might be more important than the latter.  Depp is nowhere to be seen, so either he went to Native American bootcamp, or innately knows how to ride a horse and throw a loop of rope over furniture.

Hit the jump to check out the featurette.   The film also stars Tom Wilkinson, William Fichtner, Barry Pepper, James Badge Dale, and Helena Bonham CarterThe Lone Ranger opens July 3rd.

Via Disney.

Here’s the official synopsis for The Lone Ranger:

From producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski, the filmmaking team behind the blockbuster “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise, comes Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ “The Lone Ranger,” a thrilling adventure infused with action and humor, in which the famed masked hero is brought to life through new eyes. Native American spirit warrior Tonto (Johnny Depp) recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid (Armie Hammer), a man of the law, into a legend of justice–taking the audience on a runaway train of epic surprises and humorous friction as the two unlikely heroes must learn to work together and fight against greed and corruption.


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