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?
Verbinski: 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.