Image Credit: Everett CollectionPirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski will direct The Lone Ranger for Disney, according to a spokesperson for the studio. Deadline first reported the news that Verbinski would reunite with Pirates star Johnny Depp, who’s slated to play the Ranger’s sidekick, Tonto. Verbinski and Depp also collaborated on the upcoming animated film, Tango, in which Depp voices a desert lizard.

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