Tuesday, March 9, 2021

DEPP’S TONTO TO BE AS EYE-CATCHING AS JACK SPARROW

April 23, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Johnny Depp is likely to touch off another Indian war when the next Lone Ranger movie, in which he plays Tonto, is released next year. First of all, there’s Tonto’s costume, which includes a headdress that features a stuffed blackbird looking as if it’s in flight. Depp has told Entertainment Weekly that he himself created […]

DISNEY, DEPP, BRUCKHEIMER, VERBINSKI ARE ALL KIMOSABES NOW

October 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The Lone Ranger rides again — or at least so it seemed judging from numerous published reports on Tuesday indicating that Johnny Depp (who had been cast as Tonto in the shelved movie), had agreed to take a substantial pay cut, as had producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski. Their salaries alone reportedly represented […]

ONETIME VOICE OF ABC (AND THE LONE RANGER) DEAD AT 89

December 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Veteran announcer Fred Foy, who was the voice of ABC Television in the 1960s and ’70s, but was probably best known for his introduction of The Lone Ranger on radio and TV in the late ’40s and most of the ’50s (“A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust and a […]