Lone Ranger

Environment & Public Lands
7:40 am
Mon August 27, 2012

BLM Addresses Conflict on Movie Shoot

Professor Valley outside Moab, Utah
Brad Weis, Moab Internet

Utah spends millions of dollars promoting the state as a location for movies and commercials, and offers significant tax breaks to production companies when they come here.  A recent confrontation outside Moab caused some worry about the state's reputation as a prime spot for shooting movies.

Back in July, Jerry Bruckhheimer's production company was in southern Utah, shooting scenes for the upcoming Lone Ranger movie starring Armie Hammer and Johnny Depp.

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