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Johnny Depp Riding Shotgun With "The Lone Ranger"

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    The son of Robert F. Kennedy has been charged with harassment and endangering the welfare of a child for allegedly clashing with two nurses who tried to stop him from taking his 2-day-old baby boy from a Westchester maternity unit. Douglas Kennedy and his wife called the charges "absurd" and said the nurses were in the wrong. Jonathan Dienst reports. This story was published Feb. 24, 2012 at 11:31 p.m. (Published Thursday, Apr 26, 2012)

    Is Tim Burton getting nervous about all the time Johnny Depp is spending with Gore Verbinski?

    The rumors have come to fruition, as Verbinski will be directing a new film version of "The Lone Ranger," with Depp playing Tonto, reported Deadline.

    It will be the duo's fifth film together. The pair has previously done three "Pirates of the Caribbean" films and the upcoming animated feature, "Rango," about a chameleon struggling with an existential crisis.

    This project has been kicking around for a while now, and there have been rumors that George Clooney would play Ranger, but that ain't gonna happen. Jon Hamm is the obvious choice with whom to start the rumor mongering, noted The Playlist.

    The First "Alice in Wonderland" Clip Hits the Tubes

    [NATL] The First "Alice in Wonderland" Clip Hits the Tubes
    A bite of cake leaves our hero a wee underdressed for the Red Queen's liking in this sneak peek from "Alice in Wonderland." (Published Wednesday, May 30, 2012)

    Unfortunately, the film is being produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. Yes, it was Bruckheimer who brought Gore and Johnny together, but his latest films have left a long stretch of earth: "The Sorcerer's Apprentice," "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time," "G-Force" and "Confessions of a Shopaholic." Yikes.

    Depp can next be seen alongside Angelina Jolie in "The Tourist," and "Rango" comes out March 4, 2011. Hopefully well get a release date for "The Rum Diary" someday soon...

    "The Tourist"

    [NATL] "The Tourist"
    Johnny Depp plays a regular guy who travels across Europe in the hopes of getting over a broken heart, only to find himself ensnared by super spy Angelina Jolie in some crazy international intrigue. (Published Wednesday, Nov 24, 2010)