The first photo of Johnny Depp as Tonto and Armie Hammer as The Lone Ranger in the big screen adaptation of the iconic fifties Western TV series has been revealed.
Producer Jerry Bruckheimer unveiled Depp as the native American spirit warrior and Hammer as the masked hero via his Twitter account.
He teased: "Got an exclusive from The Lone Ranger set coming shortly.."
Before adding: "What’s coming will show you why this isn't going to be your grandfather's Lone Ranger and Tonto.."
He then tweeted: "Tonto and The Lone Ranger Ride Again!" with the the exclusive photo attached.
The film, which also stars Tom Wilkinson, William Fichtner, Barry Pepper, James Badge Dale, Ruth Wilson and Helena Bonham Carter, sees the famed masked cowboy brought to life through new eyes, as the two unlikely heroes learn to work together and fight against greed and corruption.
The film, directed by Gore Verbinski, is currently shooting in New Mexico, and will be released by Walt Disney Pictures on May 31, 2013... that's only 448 days away.
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