After years of delays and setbacks, the big-budget, big-screen adaptation of iconic Western serial The Lone Ranger is finally being released, and it has the teaser trailer to prove it.
Directed by Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy helmer Gore Verbinski, and starring his weekend son Johnny Depp, Depp's female counterpart Helena Bonham Carter, and relative newcomer Armie Hammer as Lone Ranger John Reid, the film is currently scheduled to hit theaters July 3, 2013.
Not much by way of plot just yet, but here's a brief synopsis courtesy of Walt Disney Pictures:
From producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski, the filmmaking team behind the blockbuster "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise, comes Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films' "The Lone Ranger," a thrilling adventure infused with action and humor, in which the famed masked hero is brought to life through new eyes. Native American spirit warrior Tonto (Johnny Depp) recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid (Armie Hammer), a man of the law, into a legend of justice-taking the audience on a runaway train of epic surprises and humorous friction as the two unlikely heroes must learn to work together and fight against greed and corruption.