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Helena Bonham Carter is in negotiations to join frequent collaborator Johnny Depp in Gore Verbinski's upcoming take on The Lone Ranger, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Should Carter sign the deal, she'll play the madam of a brothel. Also looking to sign on is Dwight Yoakam, who'd play a gang-leading enemy of the Ranger, Butch Cavendish. Barry Pepper is in talks to play a military officer.

Depp is already onboard to portray Tonto, while The Social Network's Armie Hammer will take on The Lone Ranger's iconic title role. Additionally, Tom Wilkinson has already signed on to play a railroad tycoon.

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The Lone Ranger is slated to start filming in Texas and New Mexico come October.