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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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‘GHOST RIDER: SPIRIT OF VENGEANCE’ In 3D: NICOLAS CAGE Returning, Release Date Set

September 17, 2010

'GHOST RIDER: SPIRIT OF VENGEANCE': NICOLAS CAGE returning as JOHNNY BLAZE on 02.17.10


Source: ComingSoon.net

A year after THRALL WORLD confirmed a GHOST RIDER sequel:

Sony’s Columbia Pictures has set a February 17, 2012 release date for Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, directed by Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor.

The sequel, again starring Nicolas Cage, has started shooting in Bucharest, Romania.

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance will be released in both 3D and 2D theaters.

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MARVEL Confirms GHOST RIDER Sequel, NICOLAS CAGE Expected To Return

September 23, 2009

'GHOST RIDER' Sequel Confirmed

'GHOST RIDER' Sequel Confirmed


Source: Variety

David Goyer is in early talks to create the story and supervise writers for a [GHOST RIDER] film expected to once again star Nicolas Cage, who played the highly flammable cyclist in the 2007 original.

Through a spokesperson, Goyer said he hadn’t signed on yet. But plans are already under way to base the sequel on a “Ghost Rider” script written years ago by Goyer, whose superhero work includes hit screen transfers of DC’s “BATMAN BEGINS” and Marvel’s “BLADE” franchise. The original “Ghost Rider” was scripted by director Mark Steven Johnson.

Read more HERE.

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