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'The Lone Ranger' western on short list for Best Make Up & Hair 'Oscar'

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscar) sent out an announcement on Saturday Dec. 14, 2013. The short list of movies considered in the category of best Make Up & Hairstyle has been knocked down to seven. One of them is the western, “The Lone Ranger” (Disney) starring Johnny Depp (Depp) & Armie Hammer (Lone Ranger). The film is also on the short list in the Best Visual Effects category.

The Academy announcement says that - “On Saturday, January 11, 2014, all members of the Academy’s Makeup Artists and Hairstylists Branch will be invited to view 10-minute excerpts from each of the seven shortlisted films. Following the screenings, members will vote to nominate three films for final Oscar consideration.”

“The 86th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Thursday, January 16, 2014, at 5:30 a.m. PT in the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.”

The Academy Awards will be presented live at 4 p.m. (PT) / 7 p.m. (ET) on Sunday March, 2, 2014 on ABC. It will be hosted by comedian Ellen DeGeneres.

The Lone Ranger” will be released on Digital high definition plus BluRay on Tuesday Dec. 17, 2013. You can also join the “Building the Tracks to Justice Sweepstakes” at the official website. The sales will add to the already $260 million made world wide at the box office.

Make Up & Hair Stylist's worked on thousand's of background extras including Native Americans for the western. Filming ran across several states including New Mexico & Los Angeles where a Comanche Indian village was built.

Below is the short list for this category that is in alphabetical order.

  • American Hustle

  • Dallas Buyers Club

  • The Great Gatsby

  • Hansel & Gretel Witch Hunters

  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

  • Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa

  • The Lone Ranger



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