THE LONE RANGER - NEWS
Disney Feature Spends 3 Weeks - $7M in Creede, CO
July 9, 2012 - Disney's newest production of 'The Lone Ranger', starring Johnny Depp as Tonto and Armie Hammer (The Social Network) as the Lone Ranger, has finished up a 3 week stretch of filming near the small town of Creede, Colorado. The film has generated plenty of buzz in Colorado and has reportedly spent 7 million dollars near Creede after 11 weeks of set construction and 3 weeks of filming. Security was boosted, discouraging curiosity seekers around the canyons surrounding Creede. There were intermittent road closures throughout the week lasting about 20 minutes outside of town on Highway 149.