“The Lone Ranger” premieres over the weekend at Disneyland!

Premiere Of Walt Disney Pictures' "The Lone Ranger" - Arrivals


It’s a busy time for the folks over at Disney.  The same weekend the much anticipated “Monsters University” hit theaters, their next film venture “The Lone Ranger” has it’s red carpet premiere as well.    The festivities were held at the Disneyland Resort in California.

On Saturday June 22, 2013, Disneyland’s California Adventure rolled out the red carpet for celebrities to walk on, heading for the Hyperion Theater to watch the screening of “The Lone Ranger.”   Fans were elated with anticipation to catch a glimpse of some of the actors they may see.  The stars of the film, Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer were of course a crowd favorite.  The Lone Ranger’s horse “Silver” even made an appearance along with the actual train engine built for the film.  Some fans had been waiting overnight on Buena Vista Street to ensure they got a good spot to grab a much sought after photo or autograph from Tonto himself, Johnny Depp.  Tickets were sold for the actual screening for charity, and there was an after party at Cars Land as well as a special showing of World of Color.  How exciting would have it been to be there?

There were a large amount of celebrities that showed up for this event, but Johnny Depp made the biggest impact.  Not only did he pose for photos and sign autographs for his fans, he payed tribute to the homage of his character, Tonto.  Johnny posed with the traditionally dressed Comanche tribe members as he wore a necklace with the face of his character, Tonto, beaded on the front.  The newly-turned 50-year-old shocked the audience gathered in the parking lot of Carmike Cinemas when he strode on to the red carpet on the arm of his adopted Comanche mother, LaDonna Harris.  Depp worked with the Comanche people to make his role as Tonto as authentic as possible.  In usual fashion, Johnny Depp does his best to truly get into character with the roles he plays.

All in all, the premiere of “The Lone Ranger” was a huge success.  I can’t wait to see how it does at the box office!  “The Lone Ranger” rides into theaters next week!


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Michele Atwood is the Owner/Editor of The Main Street Mouse and it’s subsidiaries and author of the books “Moving to Main Street U.S.A.” “How Many Sleeps Till Disney?” and “How Many Sleeps Till Disneyland?” Michele also contributes Disney news to the Joe Kelley Morning Show on 107.3 WDBO in Orlando. She and her family made the move from Michigan to the Orlando area to pursue their Disney dreams. Michele is a life long Disney fan, and has two sons who have followed suit, each going on their first Disney trip before their first birthday’s. Part of the goal Michele has for The Main Street Mouse is not only to keep members informed, but to create somewhat of a Disney Family by relating to others through personal experiences and opinions. Also, Michele is making it a priority to share stories of inspiration and hope to other Disney Fans in an effort to share the Magic and hopefully make a difference in the lives of others. ~ I enjoy writing personal perspective blogs, doing TMSM Meet Ups for our readers, and keeping the constant interaction going with others, sharing the Disney Magic to people when they can’t be at their Happy Place.

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