Los Angeles Business Journal

Why Johnny Depp Joined the Comanche Nation

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Disney's quiet, months-long effort to head off Native American controversy for its upcoming film "The Lone Ranger" included on-set experts, a filming location blessing from a Navajo elder and the adoption into the Comanche Nation of co-star Johnny Depp — who plays iconic sidekick Tonto, the Hollywood Reporter says.