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Report: 'Lone Ranger' could lose $150M for Disney

Report: 'Lone Ranger' could lose $150M for Disney

LOS ANGELES, July 8 (UPI) -- The Johnny Depp western "The Lone Ranger" could end up costing Disney $150 million after a disappointing opening weekend, The Hollywood Reporter said.

Johnny Depp attends 'Lone Ranger' screening in Oklahoma

LAWTON, Okla., June 23 (UPI) -- Johnny Depp and other Hollywood A-listers joined members of the Comanche Nation in Lawton, Okla., to view a screening of "The Lone Ranger."

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'Lone Ranger' starts shooting in N. Mexico

'Lone Ranger' starts shooting in N. Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, Feb. 29 (UPI) -- Shooting has begun in New Mexico on Disney's big-screen adaptation of "The Lone Ranger," starring Armie Hammer and Johnny Depp, producers said.
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'Lone Ranger' set for 2013 release

'Lone Ranger' set for 2013 release

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Disney says it plans to release its American western film "The Lone Ranger" in 2013, after apparently solving budget problems that had shut the production down.
Hammer in talks to play Lone Ranger

Hammer in talks to play Lone Ranger

LOS ANGELES, April 29 (UPI) -- Actor Armie Hammer is talking to Disney about playing the Lone Ranger to Johnny Depp's Tonto in a new take on the old Western duo, The Hollywood Reporter said.
Disney eyeing Rob Marshall for 'Pirates'

Disney eyeing Rob Marshall for 'Pirates'

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. entertainment company Walt Disney is eyeing Rob Marshall to direct the fourth "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie, unidentified sources say.
Verbinski won't helm next 'Pirates'

Verbinski won't helm next 'Pirates'

LOS ANGELES, April 8 (UPI) -- U.S. film director Gore Verbinski has told Disney and producer Jerry Bruckheimer that he's not on board for a planned fourth "Pirates of the Caribbean" flick.
Depp, Verbinski reunite for 'Rango'

Depp, Verbinski reunite for 'Rango'

HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Paramount Pictures announced Wednesday it has signed Gore Verbinski to helm his first animated feature film, "Rango."

Verbinski to direct 'Bioshock' film

LOS ANGELES, May 14 (UPI) -- Hollywood filmmaker Gore Verbinski reportedly is set to direct and produce a big-screen version of the video game "Bioshock."

Verbinski working on animated film

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Hollywood filmmaker Gore Verbinski, who directed the three "Pirates of the Caribbean" blockbusters, is working on an animated movie.

'Dead Man's Chest' tops $1 billion mark

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" has become only the third film ever to gross more than $1 billion worldwide, it was announced in Hollywood.
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Gregor "Gore" Verbinski (born March 16, 1964) is an American film director and writer, best known for directing the first three Pirates of the Caribbean films, The Ring and Rango.

Verbinski was born the third of five children to Victor and Laurette Verbinski in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. His siblings are Janine, Claire Caregiver, , Diane and Steven. His father was Polish and worked as a nuclear physicist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. In 1967 the Verbinski family moved to Southern California, where a young Gregor grew up in the town of La Jolla. Gregor was an active Boy Scout and surfed regularly. He went to Torrey Pines Elementary, Muirlands Junior High, and La Jolla High School before attending UCLA Film School. Verbinski graduated with his BFA in Film from UCLA in 1987.

Verbinski was active in several L.A. rock bands early in his career. His first band was Thelonius Monster, which included drummer Danny Heifetz. He also played in the Daredevils, Bulldozer, The Drivers, and the all-star band The Cylon Boys Choir.

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