“A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust, and a hearty “Hi-yo, Silver!”, The Lone Ranger! With his faithful Indian companion Tonto, the daring and resourceful masked rider of the plains led the fight for law and order in the Early West. Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear – The Lone Ranger rides again!!!”
That was the opening of the classic “Lone Ranger” television series from 1952 that I used to watch as a small boy when it was syndicated on (I guess) Channel 11 or Channel 5. It was classic good versus bad in a Western Theme and it starred Clayton Moore as The Lone Ranger and Jay Silverheels as Tonto. Today is the opening day for the new take on the film by Disney.
The Plot: In 2013 the film starts Johnny Depp as Tonto and Armie Hammer as The Lone Ranger and they will be kicking some Old West ass against the likes of Butch Cavendish and various other outlaws of the plains. We will get the heroes origin tale in this one along with a lot of guns, horse riding acrobatics and more. The trailer made me curious and I have loved the character himself since I was young (but I mentioned that already) so I think that it will be a fun ride. Pardon the ride pun of course.
Continue reading Opening Today: Disney’s “Lone Ranger” (7/3/2013)