We are not anti-Johnny Depp. We love films like Edward Scissorhands, Ed Wood, Donnie Brasco, and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas—all of which are highlighted by stellar Depp performances. But for a Hollywood A-lister, he’s made some undeniably bizarre career decisions, and here are his oddest.
Just because a blockbuster tanked at the box office, doesn't mean the talented folks who worked on the film didn't pour their hearts and souls into every frame. Especially those responsible for a film's visual effects, whose work often goes unnoticed when they've done their job right.
Say what you want about the recent Pirates movies (what I want to say isn't fit for pleasant company), the new trailer for The Lone Ranger looks pretty cool. Because railroads and cowboys and gunfights and there's a horse standing on a branch.
Producer Jerry Bruckheimer has tweeted the first image from director Gore Verbinski's 2013 film adaptation of The Lone Ranger. Behold Johnny Depp as Tonto and Armie Hammer as the pulpy masked man himself. Here's the synopsis from Disney:
Everybody's buzzing about how Seth Rogen is attached to play superhero Green Hornet in the movie adaptation he's also writing. That means most people will think of the Green Hornet as a paunchy, Jewish hero if this thing actually gets made. Since most audiences today aren't familiar with The Green Hornet, we've put a…