'Lone Ranger' shoot in Utah almost finished, says producer Bruckheimer
Published: August 29, 2012 01:50PM
Updated: August 29, 2012 01:50PM
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Producer Jerry Bruckheimer looks out over his crew in Monument Valley, during filming of "The Lone Ranger." (Photo by Tim Carr | Jerry Bruckheimer Pictures)

After shooting for four months in five states, "The Lone Ranger" is almost (!) done.

That's the word from mega-producer Jerry Bruckheimer, who wrote about the grueling shoot on his blog. (He also included some photos, like the one above taken in Monument Valley.)

The action-Western, starring Armie Hammer ("The Social Network," "Mirror, Mirror") as the masked lawman and Johnny Depp as his Indian companion Tonto, is completing shooting in California right now. That's after shooting in New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado and Utah -- with shooting near Moab completed in mid-July.

The movie is slated for release on July 3, 2013.