Disney open casting call scheduled for ‘Lone Ranger’ starring Johnny Depp

 

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Johnny Depp says the film will focus more on him as the sidekick Tonto.
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The Walt Disney Pictures feature film “Lone Ranger” is holding an open casting call in Albuquerque, New Mexico on December 11, 2011 for people interested in working as paid extras. The film’s remaining supporting roles are still being cast in Los Angeles, and smaller speaking roles, extras, stand-ins, and photo-doubles for the film’s stars are being cast in New Mexico. Shooting will take place in New Mexico from February 13, 2012 through July 14, 2012.

Open casting call for Disney film ‘Lone Ranger’ starring Johnny Depp cancelled

Disney The Lone Ranger Casting Call Cancelled

Ruth Wilson was set to play the female lead opposite Johnny Depp.
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On Friday August 12, 2011 Disney cancelled pre-production on “The Lone Ranger”. Budget limits with the director is being reported as the reason for the shutdown. The extras casting director for “The Lone Ranger”, Elizabeth Gabel, made the following statement to the Las Cruces Sun-News on Saturday August 13, 2011 – “I can confirm that ‘Silver Bullet’ (the working title for ‘The Lone Ranger’) has been shut down and the casting call has been canceled, at this time I do not have anymore details”.

Casting underway for Walt Disney Pictures ‘Lone Ranger’ starring Johnny Depp

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Johnny Depp plays Indian scout Tonto in Disney’s “Lone Ranger”.
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Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Walt Disney Pictures are gearing up for an October, 2011 filming start date on the feature film “Lone Ranger” starring Armie Hammer as The Lone Ranger, and Johnny Depp as Tonto. The film’s main stars are being cast in Los Angeles, and smaller speaking roles, extras, stand-ins, and photo-doubles for the film’s stars are being cast in New Mexico and Texas, where shooting will take place.

Marvel Studios Begins filming ‘Marvel’s The Avengers’

Marvels The Avengers Begins Principal Photography
“Marvel’s The Avengers” Begins Principal Photography.
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Production has commenced today in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Marvel Studios’ highly anticipated movie “Marvel’s The Avengers,” directed by Joss Whedon (“Serenity”) from a screenplay by Whedon. The film will continue principal photography in Cleveland, Ohio and New York City.

Auditions for feature film version of Dean Koontz bestseller novel ‘Odd Thomas’

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Lily Collins, daughter of singer Phil Collins, will co-star in “Odd Thomas”
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The first film in the “Odd Thomas” quadrilogy is now in pre-production and auditions for the film’s cast is underway. Starring and co-starring roles are being cast out of Los Angeles while supporting and day player roles are being cast in Albuquerque. Submissions are also being accepted from Texas, Colorado, Utah and Arizona. Extras, stand-ins, and photo doubles will be cast throughout filming.