Trevor Noah's new bae has reportedly accompanied him on his trip to SA for the comedy festival

The wait is finally over the new James Bond flick can finally be seen on the big screen along with four other movies

Johnny Depp hurts back on Lone Ranger

2012-10-05 22:16
The Lone Ranger
Los Angeles - Johnny Depp injured his back shooting The Lone Ranger.

The 49-year-old actor was left writhing in pain on two occasions during action scenes for the Western film - in which he plays Native American Tonto opposite Armie Hammer, who portrays the title character - and he has now realised he can't do many of his own stunts and needs to rely more on a double.

A source told America's Star magazine: "While it's been hard to accept that he can't perform such demanding feats anymore, Johnny is seeing it. He threw out his back twice while shooting the movie and then had to push through, getting massages in between takes."

Sleep problems

As well as suffering with back pain, Johnny has also been struggling with insomnia on set.

But the director Gore Verbinski and the crew have been sympathetic to the sleep problems the Hollywood star - who recently announced his split from long-term partner Vanessa Paradis - has been experiencing and have adjusted shooting schedules for him.

The source added: "Johnny is also struggling with sleep problems so the crew has had to adjust to the face that he can't shoot all night. He needs at least six hours of shut eye.

"This movie has really kicked his butt. He's so happy it's wrapping up and has joked that his body wouldn't be able to take another month of it."

Watch the new The Lone Ranger trailer here:

NEXT ON CHANNEL24X publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Recent News

Three local celebs dish on the secret message they would leave in a bottle. Read More »
Add your review

The wait is finally over the new James Bond flick can finally be seen on the big screen! Read More »
Add your review

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.