Johnny Depp surprises fans
IANS [ Sun, Jun 23, 2013 ]
- Los Angeles, June 23 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp surprised his fans at a special advance screening of his film "The Lone Ranger" in Oklahoma.
The 50-year-old actor stunned members of the American Indian tribal community, Comanche Nation, by showing up at the red carpet event with social activist LaDonna Harris, who is his adopted Comanche mother, reports femalefirst.co.uk.
Depp worked closely with the community to make his role as Tonto in the controversial film as authentic as possible.
"I'm proud to show this film to the Comanche Nation and members of the Indian Nations first," Depp said at the screening.
"It really does feel like home after being here last year. It's good to be back. The Comanche people really welcomed me into their nation," he added.
The actor signed hundreds of autographs for fans. The movie's producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski were also present on the occasion.