It seems that The Lone Ranger is keen not to depart from the old Hollywood standby of casting Brits as villains. Tom Wilkinson is already installed as the main baddie in the film, and now THR reports he has some company in the form of James Frain.
Frain is one of those actors where you probably know the face even if you don’t know his name, as he often pops up in guest spots on American TV shows and has appeared in the likes of Tron: Legacy and Water for Elephants). In the Lone Ranger he’ll portray a foreman who oversees Chinese and Native American railroad workers for the villainous Latham Cole (Tom Wilkinson).
Armie Hammer will play the title character, with Johnny Depp as Tonto. Helena Bonham Carter, Ruth Wilson, Barry Pepper, James Badge Dale, are also onbarod Dwight Yoakam also star. After ruction over the budget that caused filming to be delayed, dhooting is due to start on February 13th with Gore Verbinski directing.
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