Disney is in final negotiations with Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio, who worked on The Mask of Zorro and the Pirates of the Caribbean films, to write a new Lone Ranger film:
The writing duo, best known for their work on the “Pirates of the Caribbean” films, are in final negotiations to write a live-action big-screen adaptation of “The Lone Ranger” for Disney and producer Jerry Bruckheimer.
The project will be made by Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer Films in association with Entertainment Rights.
“Ranger,” owned by Classic Media, began life as a 1930s radio show. Its popularity led to movie serials, TV shows, comic strips and comic books, toys, novels and more.
If they’re looking for inspiration, they should take a look at the Dynamite Lone Ranger series.