From Gore Verbinski, the director of "The Pirates of the Caribbean," comes RANGO, featuring Johnny Depp in an original animated comedy-adventure that takes moviegoers for a hilarious and heartfelt walk in the Wild West. The story follows the comical, transformative journey of Rango (Depp), a sheltered chameleon living as an ordinary family pet, while facing a major identity crisis. After all, how high can you aim when your whole purpose in life is to blend in? When Rango accidentally winds up in the gritty, gun-slinging town of Dirt - a lawless outpost populated by the desert's most wily and whimsical creatures - the less-than-courageous lizard suddenly finds he stands out. Welcomed as the last hope the town has been waiting for, new Sheriff Rango is forced to play his new role to the hilt . . . until, in a blaze of action-packed situations and encounters with outrageous characters, Rango starts to become the hero he once only pretended to be. With a cast that includes Depp, Isla Fisher, Abigail Breslin, Alfred Molina, Bill Nighy, Harry Dean Stanton, Ray Winstone and Timothy Olyphant as the Spirit of the West, Rango is an exciting new twist on the classic Western legend of the outsider who saves a town - and himself in the process.
The soundtrack combines a soaring score from best-selling Academy AwardÂ® -winning composer Hans Zimmer ("The Dark Knight," "Inception," "Pirates of the Caribbean") with original songs performed by the acclaimed band Los Lobos and other artists. With driving NorteÃ±o melodies mixing with Western-inspired orchestral themes, RANGO is a soundtrack for both kids and adults alike.
A Blind Wink and GK Films Production, RANGO hits theaters nationwide on March 4th. The soundtrack will be released digitally March 1st and available in stores March 15th.