For years, a loud cry of "Hi-ho, Silver! Away!" couldn't get the modern remake of 'The Lone Ranger' on the right track. Word about the project first hit back in 2007. It was a year before Johnny Depp signed on to play Tonto in 2008, and his star power wasn't enough to get the wheels turning. By 2009 the project was stalling.

But now, as 'True Grit' preps for its dusty Western arrival (read our review), Disney is once again eager to bring the the grit of the Old West to the big screen. Gore Verbinski agreed to direct 'The Lone Ranger' last month, and now Tonto is offering up his suggestions on who should play the leading man in the mask, John Reid.
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