I’ve got to admit that I must have been under a rock like a lizard when news of Rango came out, because I hadn’t heard a thing about it until now.  And so far all I have is the tagline: The story of Rango, a chameleon with an identity crisis.    It stars the voices of Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher, Abigail Breslin, Alfred Molina, Bill Nighy, Harry Dean Stanton, Ray Winstone, Stephen Root, Beth Grant, Ned Beatty, and Timothy Olyphant as The Spirit of the West.  It’s directed by Gore Verbinski and scripted by John Logan.

Just looking at this image, with Johnny Depp as the lead, that background and that shirt, I’m drawn to only one reference.  All Rango needs is the hat, some Elvis shades and a ciggy….  Of course, the trailer guys were thinking that too, thanks to a high speed cameo. 

Anyway, the trailer is now up over at Apple’s iTunes.  Looks like fun.

Thanks to Brian for the tip.


Update: It’s also up over at YouTube: