Here are 17 new photos, of Nicolas Cage‘s upcoming Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance. Cage is the only holdover from 2007′s misbegotten take on the character, and this time he’s surrounded by a cast that includes Idris Elba, Violante Placido, Johnny Whitworth, Fergus Riordan, Christopher Lambert, and Ciaran Hinds as the devil himself.
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Set several years after the first film finds Johnny Blaze in self-imposed exile from the world. Blaze has become a tormented soul, convinced that his powers are a curse. Former stuntman Blaze is then approached by Moreau, a member of the monastic order of Michael, the warrior angel. Moreau seeks a protector for a mother and son duo who are being pursued by a figure named Roarke – a fellow with a detailed knowledge of the Ghost Rider and his different identities over the centuries.
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance is directed by Crank double-act Neveldine-Taylor and comes out on February 17th, 2012. Thoughts?