According to the actor himself, it was his horse, Scout, that actually saved his life, allowing Depp to walk away from the accident bruised and battered, but not seriously injured.
Shooting resumed shortly after the incident. Johnny Depp can next be seen on screen this Friday in the horror comedy Dark Shadows.
The Lone Ranger was released July 3rd, 2013 and stars Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, William Fichtner, Tom Wilkinson, Ruth Wilson, Helena Bonham Carter, James Badge Dale, Bryant Prince. The film is directed by Gore Verbinski.