Nicolas Cage spoke earlier today of the "Nightmarish" and "Darker" Ghost Rider reboot, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance.
It's not a reboot. This is after he's decided not to give his curse back to the devil and continue to be Ghostrider he goes thru a darker side of the curse of Ghostrider.
Its a reboot due to having new directors, writer, complete new cast, the only thing that ties it to the first is cage.
im so confused from the top 2 commenters so which is it? lol :P personally i thought it was a sequal because of cage being in it and the fact that he goes away in the end but then again bruce campbell is starring in the reboot of evil dead so yeah but of course this means an origin again so im used to this i think but they could make that shorter this time but i really hope this isnt a reboot but a sequal cuz i liked the first big ass post i know lol
I'm so confused, i thought it was a reboot? Which is why people were shocked Cage was still to play the Ghostrider
It was the studio that classed it as a reboot, they were not happy with the original version as it had a bad box office run, and fans were not impressed so they literally went back to the drawing board. It cannot be classed as a sequel as nobody but cage returns, and the story doesnt rely on the first Ghost Rider, this has also been confirmed by Cage in a few interviews, its a redo, and to qoute Cage "It's a reimagination of the first"
Its basically like Pirates. The only reason confusion comes up is because the studio doesn't know what they are doing exactly. The Pirates lost pretty much everyone except Depp, and it didn't follow the same story. However it still had tie in, the same thing will happen here. Except it might be a little more like an origin story, and a better standing ground fore more movies.
ACtually if I recall Ghost Rider did quite well in the box office but was critically backlashed, hence why they decided to make another one and also allows them rectify them mistakes of the first.
I don't think its a reboot,you can call it a sequel ,but i think the movie will stand alone,like it was with the Punisher movies,like the one from 2004,it was an k movie,but it didn't feel like a Punisher movie,so they made War Zone in 2008 with Ray Stevenson and it was great,it was violent,it was darker,it was The Punished how it should be,i think if they are doing the same with Ghost Rider it will be great
According to the director, it is a sequel, and these are his words as he gives a synopsis the script: "Set several years after the first film, Johnny Blaze is 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."
You're right Arcee, even Cage said it takes place 5 years after Johnny Blaze has been dealing caring the curse of the Ghostrider.
And by reboot he means a "mulligan".
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