Carter, Yoakam, Pepper Join “Lone Ranger”

Helena Bonham Carter, Dwight Yoakam and Barry Pepper are all in talks to join Gore Verbinski’s “The Lone Ranger” feature at Disney Pictures says Heat Vision.

Armie Hammer plays a Texas Ranger left for dead who dons the masked identity known as the Lone Ranger and is helped along the way by an Indian named Tonto (Johnny Depp).

Carter will play the madam of a brothel who deals with gentlemen and scoundrels, Pepper will play a military officer, Yoakam will play Butch Cavendish who is the leader of the gang that attacks and leaves the Rangr for dead.

Ruth Evans, Tom Wilkinson and James Badge Dale are also onboard. The Jerry Bruckheimer-produced film begins shooting mid-October in Texas and New Mexico.