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Old December 16 2011, 09:34 PM   #22
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Re: hi ho Silver, The Lone Ranger rides on....

Gore Verbinski talks (rather vaguely) about TLR:

CS: I was kind of surprised when I learned you were doing "The Lone Ranger" because you'd think you got doing a Western out of your system with this, but I guess it just made you want to do another Western really soon. Was that your thinking when you took that or did you just like the character?
Yeah, those things were set in motion a long time ago. I'd worked on that script for about 18 months with Justin Haythe. So it's different. It's a Western, but it's a completely different narrative and I just feel like I've got my hands on the stirring wheel, finally, in terms of having a story that I really... I think you have to be able to answer the question, "Why must you tell this story?" Otherwise, you're going to be halfway through a movie and want to slit your wrists.
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