Did The Lone Ranger Cost Jerry Bruckheimer His Disney Deal?

Jerry Bruckheimer is one of the most successful producers in Hollywood history. His track record includes Beverly Hills Cop, Top Gun, The Rock, Armageddon, the Pirates of the Caribbean series, and many other huge blockbusters. (Not to mention he reinvented himself with CSI on television.) But Bruckheimer’s hit a cold streak lately, and after many years of hits, he’s lost his deal with Disney.

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 Moving to 2016

Do we really need another Pirates of the Caribbean movie? A critic even joked that The Lone Ranger was essentially another Pirates flick, just in the West this time. But apparently there will indeed be another Pirates, just not as originally planned.

The BioShock movie is no more

Jerry Bruckheimer, the producer of Pirates of the Caribbean and Top Gun, started his own gaming company with Gore Verbinski, the director of Pirates and The Lone Ranger. Unfortunately, the company folded before putting out any games.

Jerry Bruckheimer's gaming company shuts down

Producer Jerry Bruckheimer’s instincts for hits are usually pretty strong. He’s the man behind such blockbusters as Top Gun, Armageddon, and Pirates of the Caribbean, as well as the long running TV show CSI.

Is the Lone Ranger in trouble... Again!?

We recently confirmed that World War Z is having major problems, plagued by a bloated budget, reshoots and major script rewrites. 

The Lone Ranger is finally on steady ground

The New Mexico Film Office (NMFO) recently confirmed The Lone Ranger will be filming in the state from February to August this year, giving us a good sign the movie's financial troubles are finally over.

A look back at Excalibur

The Game of Thrones has helped medieval-themed stories make a big comeback. 

How The Lone Ranger was saved

The big screen adaptation of The Lone Ranger came very, very close to getting cancelled by Disney.

Top Gun is back in 3D

I must admit, Top Gun never really crossed my mind as a candidate to be redone in 3D, but next year the movie will return in all of its newfound 3D glory.