It was being widely /lone-ranger-eyes-ryan-gosling/reported last week that Walt Disney Pictures was in the process of trying to lock Ryan Gosling for the title role in Lone Ranger, which would have seen him acting alongside Johnny Depp as Tonto.

Today, Reps for the actor have confirmed that Ryan Gosling will not be playing John Reid, aka the Lone Ranger. News of the actor's involvement in the project was premature.

Ryan Gosling is confirmed for a lead role in the sci-fi remake Logan's Run, which may be keeping him from donning the iconic mask of Walt Disney's western hero.

So, for now, the search for a new Lone Ranger continues.

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