JOHNNY DEPP IS TONTO, BUT WHO WILL PLAY THE LONE RANGER?

Ever since we heard that Johnny Depp is playing Tonto in Jerry Bruckheimer’s 2012 version of “The Lone Ranger,” we confess we’ve been drooling at the prospect. We thought no one could ever fill the moccasins of Jay Silverheels – our childhood crush – but Johnny is as good as it gets. Depp, you’ll recall, has a Cherokee grandmother, and both he and Jay were from Canada. This certainly increases the importance of the loyal kemo-sabe, leaving one to wonder who will be cast as The Lone Ranger. George Clooney was under consideration a few years ago, but considering the necessary athleticism, seems unlikely. Any ideas?

Posted by Janet on November 30, 2010

There are 18 Comments.  TELL ME WHAT YOU THINK!

18 Comments so far

  1. By PitBullLover
    On November 30, 2010 at

    yeah, i have a way better idea…..find another compelling SUBJECT…

    can’t anyone come up with a more INTERESTING idea for a movie???

    this sounds stupid.

  2. By Denise
    On November 30, 2010 at

    The constant remakes indicate that Hollywood is out of fresh ideas. Although I’d watch Johnny Depp stand in a corner so I’d see this. And if George Clooney needs to be tested for athleticism, give me a call.

  3. By nina
    On November 30, 2010 at

    There was a time when johnny depp was supposed to play freddie mercury. Would have done a good job yes? no?

  4. By SebastianCanada
    On November 30, 2010 at

    I am sure there is a great deal of old material that would warrant a remake or movie treatment, but some of the stuff already done, or in the works? What do they do, pick these ideas out of the hat?

  5. By Meg
    On November 30, 2010 at

    Yeah, one remake after another. Lack of fresh scripts or nostalgia? The days of glory are NOT coming back, let’s relive them on silver screen while making few bucks on it.

  6. By Sal Mineo's Zipper Squirrel
    On November 30, 2010 at

    Depp is cool, but in no way can fill the fringy swede shirt of Jay Silverheels. What’s wrong with actually getting an authentic American Indian who resembles him to do the job? They could do open casting calls at the Calif casinos. But that Jay Silverheels I think is irreplacable so they might as well give up, and who even cares about the Lone Ranger?

  7. By strom
    On December 1, 2010 at

    They could do casting calls in NM, SD, MT and Arizona at the welfare offices and find all the Indians they need for….a cast of thousands!

  8. By SebastianCanada
    On December 1, 2010 at

    Sal, no doubt that issue is going to come to the fore sooner or later. Mind you, I am sure that Depp, like many a white American, can trot out that old “I am one sixteenth Cherokee” line.

  9. By Indy
    On December 1, 2010 at

    Depp should only be in a movie that requires him to wear an eye patch (aaargh). And that series is terribly boring. avast, matey.

  10. By Patrick
    On December 2, 2010 at

    I nominate Paul Gross for the lead.

  11. By spinner
    On December 2, 2010 at

    I think Johnny is perfect for Tonto. For the Lone Ranger…I don’t know.

  12. By Sal Mineo's Zipper Squirrel
    On December 2, 2010 at

    Look at the picture on the left, now look at the picture on the right…pause…now take a second or two to realise there is absolutely NO comparison in what these men offer. Jay Silverheels IS Tonto!

  13. By wim
    On December 2, 2010 at

    me, myself and……….IRENE(lindsey vonn).

  14. By andrea owens
    On December 4, 2010 at

    Johnny Depp is from Kentucky.Not Canada.

  15. By charlotte
    On December 5, 2010 at

    Andrea is right.

  16. By SebastianCanada
    On December 5, 2010 at

    Did someone say he was Canadian. I must have missed that.

  17. By brucewinkler73@yahoo.com
    On February 3, 2011 at

    WARREN BEATTY SHOULD PLAY THE LONE RANGER

  18. By brucewinkler73@yahoo.com
    On March 24, 2011 at

    IF YOUR GOING TO CAST SOMEONE AS TONTO CAST A REAL NATIVE AMERICAN LIKE LOU DIAMOND PHILLIPS & WARREN BEATTY AS THE LONE RANGER WHO ACTS LIKE CLAYTON MOORE THE ORIGINAL SERIES LONE RANGER.

18 Responses to “JOHNNY DEPP IS TONTO, BUT WHO WILL PLAY THE LONE RANGER?”




XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

By submitting a comment here you grant Janet Charlton's Hollywood a perpetual license to reproduce your words and name/web site in attribution. Inappropriate comments will be removed at admin's discretion.

Follow Janet


blog advertising is good for you

Categories

Custom Search
© 2006-2012. All rights reserved. Janet Charlton's Hollywood.
Web Development by Strange, Funny, Weird, Dark | Private Policy

blog advertising is good for you
  • HOLD ONTO YOUR PANTIES, WE HAVE A DOUBLE DOSE OF GAYNESS TODAY! TWO HOLLYWOOD WHODUNITS!
    |

    BLIND_ITEM_NEW_#CUT

    This bad boy seems to have calmed down since he got serious about his former pornstar girlfriend and he has his friends wondering WHY. What’s so special about HER? We hear she keeps him satisfied by supplying her MALE porn costars for his entertainment. The bad boy pays each guy $5000 per visit so they are highly motivated to make him happy. It’s a family affair – the girlfriend watches while the bad boy fiddles around with the guys!

    READ MORE!

  • RSSArchive

Hottest Movies This Week!

Janet Charlton’s Hollywood Blog Archives

Previously Posted Items

September 2016
M T W T F S S
« Aug    
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930