Gore Verbinski News

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Disney Expects To Write Down As Much As $190M For 'Lone Ranger'

deadline.com – CFO Jay Rasulo just told analysts that the company is “disappointed” in the film’s performance and says likely will take a charge of anywhere from $160M to $190M next quarter. 1 year 19 weeks ago via donnieyen
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The Lone Ranger Team Says Critics Are Mean Jerks Who Jerkishly Told People Not to See Their Movie

feedproxy.google.com – Ever since the film's embarrassing, sub-$30 million opening, the people behind The Lone Ranger have been complaining about critics. And now, as the film opens internationally, they seem to be doubling their efforts. That's where this interview clip with Yahoo U.K. comes in. For three minutes, it features Armie Hammer, ... 1 year 19 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Review: The Lone Ranger (Plays Itself)

11:14 AM 7/10/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
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Gore Verbinski does to The Lone Ranger what Sophia Coppola did to Marie Antoinette—bends a legend and a few histories into a tongue-in-cheek spirit animal—a thing that’s tasted both innocence and knowledge, a parent in the clothes of a plaything. Verbinski’s made almost a career out of his references to other films—if you’ve seen Rango you know how deep and crooked the layers can go—and with The Lone Ranger, references to the industrial age, the origin of animation and the corrupt standardization of both time and steam power are part of the mix.
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Jerry Bruckheimer's Disney Future in Question As Moguls Defend His 'Lone Ranger'

feedproxy.google.com – The producer's rich 'Pirates 5' deal will almost certainly be renegotiated while Les Moonves, Ron Meyer and Jeffrey Katzenberg praise the 'Rock of Gibraltar of Hollywood' after a pricey flop. 1 year 23 weeks ago via jackiechan

'The Lone Ranger' Looks Like a $150 Million Loss

10:06 AM 7/9/2013 by Jeff Giles
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America has spoken, and it really isn't all that interested in seeing Disney's take on The Lone Ranger -- which is kind of a big deal for the studio's bottom line, seeing as how director Gore Verbinski reportedly spent $250 million even before the major marketing campaign kicked in.
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A.O. Scott Lampoons Studios' Treatment of Critics via Twitter

feedproxy.google.com – New York Times film critic A.O. Scott took to Twitter last night to lambast the way studios treat critics as scapegoats when a major tentpole movie flops. Scott's comments likely come in the wake of Disney's holiday box office disappointment "The Lone Ranger," which underperformed this weekend and was chopped to bits by many critics. 1 year 23 weeks ago via jetli
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'The Lone Ranger': How will the flop affect its principals?

feedproxy.google.com – “The Lone Ranger,” the Johnny Depp movie that sent reporters scurrying for euphemisms and filmgoers scurrying into other theaters over the holiday weekend, touched off a particularly rousing round of Monday-morning quarterbacking. 1 year 23 weeks ago via jetli

New in Theaters: 'Despicable Me 2,' 'The Lone Ranger'

10:20 AM 7/5/2013 by Logan Falk
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This weekend’s new releases got a head start on their weekend grosses, coming out in theaters on Wednesday (to make the most of the Fourth of July crowds, obviously). For the most part, this weekend belongs to fun family films, which can expect big receptions at the box office.
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Why Aren't More People Talking About 'The Lone Ranger'?

feedproxy.google.com – A new study finds the Johnny Depp tentpole is being discussed on social media significantly less than "Iron Man 3" and "Man of Steel" were ahead of their releases. 1 year 24 weeks ago via jetli
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Johnny Depp discusses playing Tonto and 'Rango' for 'Lone Ranger' director Gore Verbinski

hitfix.com – Johnny Depp sat down with us at the press day for Gore Verbinski's 'The Lone Ranger,' and we talked about playing both Tonto and Rango for the filmmaker. 1 year 24 weeks ago via donnieyen
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