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Owensboro’s Johnny Depp is Tonto – “Lone Ranger” and “Despicable Me” Open Wednesday

new movies 07/03/2013
Buena Vista / Universal

I know, Johnny Depp left when he was three, but who cares? He’s one of the biggest stars in the business today and his new flick looks very promising. Just in time for the 4th of July Weekend, too.He has made a lot of strange films over the years and this one — even though it spotlights two American icons, The Lone Ranger and Tonto — it looks weird. Okay, so head for the Malco or wherever you see movies and catch these two.  First, Ta-da!

‘The Lone Ranger’

Our buddy, Chris Chaberski at Townsquare Media tells us: Here we learn the story of how lawman John Reid became the legendary Lone Ranger, all told from the point of view of his unlikely ally, Tonto, an American Indian spirit warrior.

Directed by Gore Verbinski

Starring Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, William Fichtner, Helena Bonham Carter

Show times and tickets here.

‘Despicable Me 2′

Former master criminal Gru returns in this sequel which finds him trying to learn to live the straight life, but before long, he is tempted to go back to the dark side.

Directed by Chris Renaud & Pierre Coffin

Starring Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt, Miranda Cosgrove

Show times and tickets here.

Roll film. Where is the William Tell Overture, huh?

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