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GHOST RIDER: SPIRIT OF VENGEANCE Casting Update: CIARAN HINDS As Villian + IDRIS ELBA, VIOLANTE PLACIDO, And JOHNNY WHITWORTH Sign On

October 9, 2010

CIARAN HINDS


Source: HeatVision, HeatVision

CIARAN HINDS (ROME, THERE WILL BE BLOOD), VIOLANTE PLACIDO (THE AMERICAN), IDRIS ELBA (THOR, OBSESSED), and JOHNNY WHITWORTH (CSI: MIAMI, 3:10 TO YUMA) are all in talks or have been confirmed to join the cast of GHOST RIDER: SPIRIT OF VENGEANCE.

Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor will direct the film, scheduled for release in 3D and 2D on February 17, 2012. Shooting is scheduled to start in November in Romania and Turkey.

The film “sees Johnny Blaze, aka Ghost Rider (Cage), hiding out in remote Eastern Europe and struggling to repress his curse. Blaze is recruited by a sect to take on the devil (Ciaran Hinds), who wants to take over his mortal son’s body on the kid’s birthday.”

Elba plays an alcoholic warrior monk tasked with finding Ghost Rider. Whitworth plays a criminal who is recruited by the devil to find the boy and is later turned into a demonic creature.

Read more HERE and HERE.

THRALL WORLD loved CIARAN HINDS as JULIUS CAESAR in HBO’s ROME series and is an interesting addition.

IDRIS ELBA (left) and JOHNNY WHITWORTH


VIOLANTE PLACIDO



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