No, I’m not referring to Johnny Depp’s face, despite the interesting makeup. All through “The Lone Ranger” last night (and more on that later, in the fullness of time), I kept wondering who that was playing Rebecca Reid, the love interest (sort of) for Armie Hammer’s Lone Ranger. Her face was familiar, but her voice wasn’t . . . and that’s because I’ve never heard her with an American accent before. She’s the British actress Ruth Wilson, best known for a small role in last year’s “Anna Karenina” (she was Princess Betsy) and for a terrific screen debut, in 2006, in the starring role in the BBC’s miniseries “Jane Eyre.” If you’re a Bronte fan and haven’t seen this, do check it out; it’s wonderfully brooding.
And, did you know that the BBC makes period-drama blooper reels? I didn’t.
Note that the dashing Mr. Rochester is Toby Stephens, son of Dame Maggie Smith.