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Iraq War Vet Sought In Murder Of Park Ranger

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A 24-year-old Iraq War Veteran is wanted by police in connection with the murder of Mount Rainier National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson.

Authorities have named Benjamin Colton Barnes as a person of interest in the shooting which happened Sunday morning in the Washington park.

Barnes had sped past a checkpoint around 10:20 am Sunday and shot Anderson, 34, who is mother of two young… Continue reading Iraq War Vet Sought In Murder Of Park Ranger

Is Disney’s ‘The Lone Ranger’ remake back from the dead? According to Deadline, an official announcement about the film could come as early as next week, with all systems go on a smaller-budgeted version. Originally announced director (Gore Verbinski) and leads Johnny Depp (Tonto), Armie Hammer (the Lone Ranger) are all likely to be onboard (or back in the saddle, if you prefer), which raises the… Continue reading The 'Lone Ranger' Remake May Ride Again (Again)

First it got shut down, then we heard there was going to be werewolves in it, but despite everything that’s happened, ‘The Lone Ranger’ might still be a possibility. In a recent interview with Deadline’s Pete Hammond at Disney’s D23 Expo, Disney chief Rich Ross gave his two cents on the status of what could have been Disney’s next big Western.

According to Ross, “I’m hoping to… Continue reading Disney Exec Still Pulling for 'The Lone Ranger,' With or Without Gore Verbinski

August 12, 2011

Walt Disney Pictures has halted production on The Lone Ranger, Deadline reports. This comes as surprising news as the project has been fully cast and was planned to begin shooting this fall.

Described by Verbinksi as “‘Don Quixote’ told from Sancho Panza’s point of view,” the film was to star Armie Hammer as the titular western hero with Johnny Depp as his

The Social Network co-star Armie Hammer is the frontrunner to take on the title role in Walt Disney Pictures’ The Lone Ranger , reports Variety . He would star opposite Johnny Depp, who has been attached to play sidekick Tonto.

To be produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Gore Verbinski, the big screen adaptation was written by Justin Haythe.

Depp will next film Dark Shadows for Warner Bros. Hammer recently… Continue reading Armie Hammer the Frontrunner for The Lone Ranger