The Lone Ranger is an upcoming action Western film directed by Gore Verbinski and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures, based on the real-life American Old West character serials of the same name. The film stars Armie Hammer in the lead role and Johnny Depp as Tonto.
While details differ, the basic story of the origin of the Lone Ranger is the same in most versions of the franchise. Six Texas Rangers are ambushed by a band of outlaws led by Bartholomew “Butch” Cavendish. Later, a Native American named Tonto stumbles on the scene and recognizes the lone survivor, Ranger Reid (whose first name was never given on the show), as the man who had saved his life some time in the past. He nurses Reid back to health. The two men dig six graves for Reid’s comrades, so that Cavendish will think there were no survivors. Among them is Reid’s brother, Captain Daniel Reid, who is the Captain of the Texas Rangers. Reid fashions a black Domino mask using material from his brother’s vest to conceal his identity. Even after the Cavendish gang is brought to justice, Reid continues to fight evil under the guise of the Lone Ranger.
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