British actor James Frain joins THE LONE RANGER cast!

British actor James Frain, pictured at left, has joined the cast of Gore Verbinski’s The Lone Ranger, starring Johnny Depp as Tonto, Armie Hammer as the Ranger, and Helena Bonham Carter as a frontier madam. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Frain will play “a tough foreman overseeing Chinese and Indian rail workers.” Frain’s character will be in the employ of the railroad baron played by Tom Wilkinson, who is rumored to be “the story‚Äôs chief villain.”

Frain recently had a recurring role as a vampire on the popular HBO series True Blood, and he portrayed Thomas Cromwell for three seasons of Showtime’s The Tudors. Other recent appearances include a leading role in the NBC series The Cape, and an appearance in Water for Elephants. To see a larger photo of James Frain, CLICK HERE.

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