Skip to comments.First look: Johnny Depp as The Lone Ranger's Native American sidekick Tonto
Posted on 03/08/2012 6:55:21 PM PST by Free ThinkerNYEdited on 03/08/2012 7:16:52 PM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
After years of delays, the big-screen version of the popular Fifties show started filming last month.
And producer Jerry Bruckheimer gave fans a sneak peek at what to expect with the first photo of Armie Hammer as the Ranger and Johnny Depp as his sidekick Tonto.
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“Tonto means idiot in Spanish.”
That’s true, by the way.
Learned that not too long ago, trying to translate the words to a song I like.
The verse was “me duele tonto”, I think it roughly means “it hurts me more than I can bear” or more literally “it hurts me stupid”.
Could certainly be wrong. :D
I might be 5 or 10% Choctaw... should I be getting royalties??
I am sure babelfish or Google translator could fix it right up. lol.
The verse may well have been "me duele *tanto*", which would translate to the first translation you provided...
It’s so easy to screw up learning another language.
I think you’re right. Thread hijack off.
He played the twins in “The Social Network” which was a great movie and he did pretty good for a conservative film. I can’t see why his background should make any difference. Since when are kids allowed to pick their parents or grandparents?
I just thought of something. You must be talking about someone else. This guy is Canadian.
My kids loved “Legend.” One even had a “Legend” lunch box. I’m no critic, but the film wasn’t bad for a kid show, IMHO, and had a positive message about good winning over evil.
This is Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow as Tonto.
Every dollar you spend on a Hollywood movie is like giving a donation to the DNC and Barack Obama.
Be that as it may, I am definitely going to catch the opening of JOHN CARTER tomorrow night. Rolling Stone called it “mildly entertaining” so how could I stay away?
"Armand Douglas "Armie" Hammer (born August 28, 1986) is an American actor. ... Hammer was born in Los Angeles, California." - Wikipedia
It is only fair. In Spanish , ‘Tonto’, means ‘Fool’.
Damn it. Wrong again. I hate that. Sorry.
You're absolutely right. Liberals should be incensed about this.
Did you see Moneyball? Thought it was great...
...or a black guy to play Perry White.
I just saw these posts, and wondered if maybe he fled to Canada to avoid the draft? That’s the kind of thing Wikipedia might omit! Then he would have gotten a pardon from Jimmy Carter.
But I guess maybe he’s too young for that.
Right. I just tried Bing Translator on “Tonto,” and this is what I got:
Dictionary: adjective - silly, foolish
Anyone who was eligible for the Vietnam-era draft has to be at least 56 by now. Hammer is only 25.
I think you have a letter wrong in that.
"Tanto" means "so much" The verse would be "it hurts me so much" The way you have it written it would be "It hurts, Stupid!"
Yeah, I know. But I figure he’d run to Canada if he had the chance. He was just born too late.
The song says, “Me duele tanto.” Not tonto, Tonto. That means it “it hurts me so much.” This makes me giggle. ¡Que bárbaro!
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