In some of the more interesting casting news of the summer it looks like some of Hollywood’s best character actors are signing on to join Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer in the Upcoming remake/rehash of Gore Verbinski’s The Lone Ranger. THR is reporting that Helena Bonham Carter, Dwight Yoakam and Barry Pepper are all currently in talks to star in Gore Verbinski’s big screen adaptation of the television series.
I love the idea of Yoakam and Pepper roaming the wild west as some of their more memorable roles of the past few years have been in modern westerns. You put an eye patch on either one of these guys and I’m sold.
“Carter will play the madam of a brothel who deals with gentlemen and scoundrels, Yoakam would portray the film’s central villain, Butch Cavendish with Carter a brothel madam and Pepper appearing as 7th Cavalry Captain J. Fuller. Dale’s potential role, meanwhile, is that of Dan Reid, brother to the