Belfast Telegraph

Hammer linked to Lone Ranger film

Armie Hammer, the actor who played twins in The Social Network, is in talks to star in The Lone Ranger, according to reports.

The US star, 24, could be cast as the title character in the Disney film, the Hollywood Reporter said, which would be his biggest role yet.

Johnny Depp could be set to play the Lone Ranger's partner, Tonto, in the film, directed by Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World's End filmmaker Gore Verbinski.

Ryan Gosling was linked to the role of the Lone Ranger in recent weeks, but was ruled out because of schedulng conflicts

Armie played both Winklevoss twins, Cameron and Tyler, in Oscar-winning film The Social Network.

His next roles include Clyde Tolson in J Edgar, Clint Eastwood's biopic of FBI chief J Edgar Hoover, and the prince in The Brothers Grimm: Snow White.


From Belfast Telegraph