'Lone Ranger' Budget Back Up to $250 Million

This story first appeared in the June 22 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

When Disney briefly shut down the Johnny Depp western The Lone Ranger in August amid concerns about a budget that had ballooned to $250 million, the principals -- including Depp, director Gore Verbinski and producer Jerry Bruckheimer -- agreed to cut action sequences and their own upfront fees to bring the cost down to about $215 million. Well, don't look now, but Lone Ranger is riding headlong into budget trouble again.

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alycakes3340d ago

Well, I think it's a little too late to fuss about it now and just deal with it.

edwest3339d ago

The next John Carter?