Lone Ranger

Disney, Bruckheimer to end longtime partnership

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. has announced that it would not renew its first-look deal with producer Jerry Bruckheimer, bringing an end to a longtime partnership between the Hollywood icons. The 69-year-old […]

09/20/2013

Johnny Depp as Tonto, and Armie Hammer as John Reid (l-r) in scene from movie "The Lone Ranger." (Photo credit: Disney / Jerry Bruckheimer Inc. / AP)

Despite the bombs, Hollywood posts a record summer

NEW YORK (AP) — In the end, Hollywood made it through a precarious minefield of summer box-office bombs with a heftier wallet. The summer concluded with a record $4.7 billion in box-office revenue despite much […]

09/02/2013

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Analysis: A volatile summer for Hollywood

NEW YORK (AP) – On and off screen, it’s been a bruising summer for Hollywood. Every weekend, the multiplex has been under siege like it has rarely been before. One after another, they have come: […]

07/26/2013

In this publicity image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Lili Taylor portrays Carolyn Perron, left, and Joey King portrays Christine in a scene from "The Conjuring." (AP Photo/New Line Cinema/Warner Bros. Pictures, Michael Tackett)

‘The Conjuring’ scares up $41.5M to top box office

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Moviegoers were ready for a fright this weekend, sending “The Conjuring” into first place at the box office, while “R.I.P.D.” became the summer’s latest big-budget action film to bite the dust. […]

07/21/2013

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$33,000 spent on sequestered jurors

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — About $33,000 was spent to sequester the six female jurors who acquitted George Zimmerman of any crime for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin, according to details released Wednesday by the Seminole County […]

07/17/2013

Johnny Depp as Tonto, and Armie Hammer as John Reid (l-r) in scene from movie "The Lone Ranger." (Photo credit: Disney / Jerry Bruckheimer Inc. / AP)

Depp’s interest in Wounded Knee causes a stir

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — For months, questions have swirled about whether developers, activists or tribes would be willing to plunk down millions to buy a portion of the Wounded Knee National Historic Landmark. Now […]

07/12/2013

Johnny Depp as Tonto, and Armie Hammer as John Reid (l-r) in scene from movie "The Lone Ranger." (Photo credit: Disney / Jerry Bruckheimer Inc. / AP)

“Despicable Me” tramples “Lone Ranger” at theaters

LOS ANGELES (AP) – “The Lone Ranger” seems to be already riding off into the sunset on its debut weekend. The Disney Western starring Armie Hammer as the titular character and Johnny Depp as Tonto […]

07/05/2013

Johnny Depp as Tonto, and Armie Hammer as John Reid (l-r) in scene from movie "The Lone Ranger." (Photo credit: Disney / Jerry Bruckheimer Inc. / AP)

Studios go direct to fans for social-media boost

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sometimes you just can’t wait for Comic-Con — whether you’re a fan or a filmmaker. With the summer movie season now beginning in early May (“Iron Man 3″ opens Friday), […]

05/02/2013

'Lone Ranger' crew member drowns on LA-area set

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Authorities are investigating the apparently drowning of a crew member who was working on a set for upcoming “The Lone Ranger” film. Coroner’s spokesman Ed Winter says a 48-year-old man was […]

09/21/2012

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