Depp, 45, has Cherokee Indian as well as German and Irish ancestry.
The big screen version of The Lone Ranger is being made by Pirates producer Jerry Bruckheimer. The new Pirates of the Caribbean will follow three previous blockbuster films with Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow.
Hey, maybe Depp can make a movie with Taylor Lautner (Twilight) as father and son Indians. They're both Native enough for Hollywood, right?
So much for Disney's alleged commitment to minorities. I guess it doesn't extend to Indians, the invisible Americans.
What an insult to all the great Native actors out there. Once again, Hollywood kicks Indians in the teeth.
For more on the subject, see The Best Indian Movies.