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Johnny Depp Hints Lone Ranger Is Tonto's Bitch

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Johnny Depp revealed a few keen insights on his upcoming character in Disney's The Lone Ranger. While discussing the aesthetic properties of his vision of Tonto he elaborated that he will not be portraying a stereotype:

The whole reason I wanted to play Tonto is to try to [mess] around with the stereotype of the American Indian that has been laid out through history, or the history of cinema at the very least — especially Tonto as the sidekick, The Lone Ranger’s assistant. As you’ll see, it’s most definitely not that.


How Depp plans on emasculating Armie Hammer's Ranger is beyond me, but I look forward to the passive-aggressive mind games next May.

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