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Johnny Depp wanted his 'The Lone Ranger' character to be a ''warrior''

The 49-year-old actor plays Native American Tonto alongside Armie Hammer in Gore Verbinski's upcoming Disney film, and he ensured he put his own twist on the relationship between the pair by steering clear of the sidekick relationship established in the original 1950s TV series.