DISNEY/JERRY BRUCKHEIMER FILMS' "THE LONE RANGER" CELEBRATES LOCAL HEROES AROUND THE COUNTRY
Individuals and Organizations Who Stand for Justice in Their Communities To Be Honored at Local Screenings
In support of Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films' "The Lone Ranger," releasing in U.S. theaters on July 3, Disney announced today the kick-off of "The Lone Ranger Ride for Justice," to celebrate inspiring local heroes and organizations who stand for justice, integrity and righteousness in their communities. Fans can nominate their courageous local heroes or organizations to be honored with The Lone Ranger Ride for Justice Award at an advance screening of the film. Post nominations to @LoneRanger on Twitter with the #LRRideforJustice and include their city of residence. For more information visit http://disney.go.com/the-lone-ranger/#/ride-for-justice.
Fifteen fan screenings across the country will be held on June 24 to honor the outstanding local heroes in each market. Armie Hammer, who plays the Lone Ranger, will make a surprise appearance at one of the screening locations to give out an award to an exceptional honoree.
This series of screenings of Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films' "The Lone Ranger" will take place across the country in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Philadelphia, Miami, Boston, Houston, Atlanta, Phoenix, Denver, Orlando, Oklahoma City, Detroit and San Antonio. For additional ticketing details, fans can visit the film's official site: Disney.com/LoneRanger, and view the Ride for Justice section.
ABOUT THE MOVIE:
From producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski, the filmmaking team behind the blockbuster "Pirates of the Caribbean" franchise, comes Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films' "The Lone Ranger," a thrilling adventure infused with action and humor, in which the famed masked hero is brought to life through new eyes. Native American warrior Tonto (Johnny Depp) recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid (Armie Hammer), a man of the law, into a legend of justice—taking the audience on a runaway train of epic surprises and humorous friction as the two unlikely heroes must learn to work together and fight against greed and corruption."The Lone Ranger" also stars Tom Wilkinson, William Fichtner, Barry Pepper, James Badge Dale, Ruth Wilson and Helena Bonham Carter.
A Disney/Jerry Bruckheimer Films presentation, "The Lone Ranger" is directed by Gore Verbinski and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and Gore Verbinski, with screen story by Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio and Justin Haythe and screenplay by Justin Haythe and Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio.
"The Lone Ranger" releases in U.S. theaters on July 3, 2013.