Coinkydink Or Coinkydonk? Rango Goes Gonzo

Let me be the first to admit that I wasn’t the only one that saw the similarities between Rango and Hunter S. Thompson, as both played by Johnny Depp.

Cinema Blend was the first to put the posters for Gore Verbinski’s upcoming animated film and Terry Gilliam’s trippy classic side-by-side:

The chameleons played by a chameleon...

But I saw something in the new trailer that I take as further proof the similarities are more Coinkydink than Coinkydonk.  See if you can catch it:

If you didn’t, it occurred around the 1:47 mark.

Here’s Depp in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas:

"I just licked the back of salamander or chameleon I found..."

And here’s the sequence from Rango:

Hunter S. Thompson, meet Rango - your shirts match!

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