We’ve been keeping you posted with news regarding the Gore Verbinski-directed rendition of The Lone Ranger. Today it was announced that Ruth Wilson (Jane Eyre) is set to portray the female lead!

Deadline reports:

Wilson, who showed edge playing the murderess and confidante of Idris Elba’s detective character in the British series Luther, will next be seen in the Joe Wright-directed Anna Karenina. She’ll find out this Sunday if she is to win an Olivier Award for Best Actress for playing Anna in the West End production of the Rob Ashford-directed Anna Christie.

No further information about her character has been released, but we’ll keep you updated!

Will you see The Lone Ranger when it hits theaters in May 2013?

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