More casting news for today! This time, we’re here to share some interesting rumors about the upcoming Columbia’s Ghost Rider sequel, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance.
So, check it out! Idris Elba and Johnny Whitworth are in “advanced” talks to join the cast that already includes Nicolas Cage, Ciaran Hinds and Violante Placido.
The sequel’s story follows: “Johnny Blaze, aka Ghost Rider, 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.”
Nicolas Cage is back as the demonic biker anti-hero, and according to some reports, Elba will play an alcoholic warrior monk tasked with finding Ghost Rider, while Whitworth will play a criminal who is recruited by the devil (Hinds) to find the boy and is later turned into a demonic creature.”
The film is set to begin shooting in late November in Romania and Turkey.
Let us also remind you that the sequel currently has a 3D release scheduled for February 17, 2012.