Armie Hammer has become a pretty busy man. From Tarsem Singh’s The Brothers Grimm: Snow White and Clint Eastwood’s J. Edgar, Armie Hammer has been using well his performance in The Social Network.
Variety has learned that Armie Hammer has signed on to play the titular hero in The Lone Ranger, to be directed by Gore Verbinski.
Hammer will be starring next to Johnny Depp who has been attached to play Tonto since 2008. The film is expected to go into production sometime in the fall after Depp completes filming Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows. No release date has been set yet.