He's playing sidekick to Armie Hammer's take on the classic character in Gore Verbinski's attempt to recapture some of the magic, and box office, of his Pirates franchise.
Signs of the troubled production (the film was originally announced in 2002) are nowhere to be seen in the slick new trailer which promises a combination of witty quips and seat-edge action.
But yeah, we're not totally sold on Johnny Depp's accent just yet. What do you think?
The Lone Ranger hits cinemas on August 9th 2013
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