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Ryan Gosling: 'Lone Ranger' with Johnny Depp?

Ryan Gosling: 'Lone Ranger' with Johnny Depp?

Ryan Gosling may be joining Johnny Depp in Disney’s upcoming film adaptation of The Lone Ranger!

The 30-year-old actor would play the titular character, who’s a masked lawman, while Johnny would play his Native American sidekick, Tonto.

The Wrap explains that it’s still a little early and Ryan‘s packed schedule may not allow him to take on the role.

The Lone Ranger is set for a 2014 release and will be directed by Gore Verbinski, who helmed the first three films in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.

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20 Comments

# 1

Love both if them. Fantastic actors.

# 2

Ryan Gosling and Johnny Depp together in a movie? Perfection!

# 3

I love Ryan, but Johnny would no-doubt overshadow him.

# 4

I love Johnny and think he’s a fantastic actor. However, couldn’t they find a real American Indian to play the part? Kevin Costner didn’t have any problems casting Dances With Wolves. Just saying.

# 5

No offense to Johnny. I think he’s a fantastic actor. However, couldn’t they have found an American Indian to play Tonto? Kevin Costner didn’t have any problems casting Dances With Wolves. Just saying.

# 6

sorry for the dup post. JJ’s acting up again

# 7

Johnny Depp is part native American, Cherokee.
I believe his grandmother is cherokee, in any case, he looks native american to me and in Hollywood if you look the part, you are the part.

# 8

@JM: I think he is a Native American. Not full blooded but who is full blooded nowadays?

# 9

Yep, Depp is part Native American

I agree about the Native American comments, but that aside, I’m drooling. Two of my favorite actors in one movie? Holy sh*t is all I have to say.

oh shut up. you have white actors playing black characters these days, frida pinto, an indian playing a palestinian so why is johnny getting the heat?

@JM: JM, both of Johnny Depp’s grandfathers are Native American. I think he’s like 40 percent NA or something.

He looks it, too.

I hope so!!! I love both of them!!

That is awesome. I love these actors!

I n F a m o u s l y C o o L @ 04/16/2011 at 7:51 am

…Yeah, everyone’s part native american, Cherokee. LOL *smh*. I like Ryan, thumbs up.
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…Hope Depp doesn’t turn Tonto into an oddball.

Ryan gosling is adorable and hilarious! and seems like so much fun, further proven by this ellen degeneres video – http://shrt.fm/gOagoW – really, can he get any better?

Yeah…I love that Johnny is part Native American..that’s why he is so special and charming!!..he is adorable,and the other guy is good actor too

I like Ryan ,but I prefer an actor with more trajectory,anyway he is good

If Johnny was born in the USA he is automatically a native American, LOL

Concerned L.R. fan club member @ 08/13/2011 at 10:51 pm

Disney better not turn this into a comedy like what was done to the Lone Ranger’s grandnephew The Green Hornet.

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