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First Look at 'Lone Ranger': Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer Play Cowboys & Bird Heads

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As tweeted by producer Jerry Bruckheimer, here's a first look at stars Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer in Disney's The Lone Ranger. Going with the studio's "if it ain't broke..." methodology that has thus far produced four Pirates movies and counting, the film once again sees Depp as a kooky guy with face paint, a headband, and long, adorned hair. But this time Depp wears a bird as a hat! Because he's Tonto, and he wanted to make sure he looked slightly wackier than Mel Gibson's Native American getup from Maverick.

Still, you can see in Depp's eyes he's not too keen on Hammer wearing something as competitively flashy as an ascot--even a purposely understated one. Depp's Ego Raven will soon be furiously pecking that off, so don't look for it in the poster.

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