Armie Hammer to star as The Lone Ranger opposite Johnny Depp?

Armie Hammer might jump into the saddle for Gore Verbinski’s The Lone Ranger. According to Deadline, The Social Network star is in early talks to play the eponymous serial hero.

Last week it seemed that Ryan Gosling was a shoe-in to star as TLR, opposite Johnny Depp’s Tonto. His reps later revealed that Gosling’s schedule was too jam-packed to include the upcoming western.

Hammer really did blow us away with his duel performance as the Winklevei in The Social Network (robbed of the Best Supporting Actor Oscar – yeah, we said it!) so we’re looking forward to his transition to the big leagues. It may not be Superman, but it’s a start.

Discuss: Keen to see Hammer don the famous eye-mask of The Lone Ranger?

No comments yet... Be the first to leave a reply!

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 343 other followers

%d bloggers like this: