Comic-Con: Disney Surprises with First Trailer for The Lone Ranger

As one last surprise for the studio’s Comic-Con panel, Disney showed off a teaser trailer for The Lone Ranger. Most of the trailer has Tom Wilkinson (who plays the film’s villain) providing narration about the importance of trains. He explains that because trains will be the fastest mode of transportation in the old west, and whoever controls them “controls space and time.” It’s unintentionally funny because, it’s, you know, trains. But the visual style is full of Verbinski’s indulgences, like a brief shot that goes into a saloon and there’s a prostitute swinging from a wooden crescent moon that’s suspended from the ceiling. There’s also a slo-mo shot of a bunch of white guys in around a table getting shot at. Hit the jump for more.

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