The MCU is powered by a Walking Dead star. Ghost Rider casting rumors

  The MCU is powered by a Walking Dead star.  Ghost Rider casting rumors

This follows reports that Marvel Studios has settled on which iteration of Ghost Rider will join its cinematic universe, but Murphy was hesitant to reveal which Spirit of Vengeance will make the cut. Marvel has yet to confirm when fans of the Spirit of Vengeance can expect to see the leather-bound entity rev his way into the MCU, but this report is just the most recent in a string of recent rumors regarding an upcoming adaptation.

Reedus has resorted to social media to give fire to the casting speculations, after a revelation from reputed industry source Charles Murphy. Marvel has sealed a contract with an actor to portray Ghost Rider in the MCU. He goes on to explain that he’s pleased with the decision, but he doesn’t identify who will take over the Spirit of Vengeance’s mantle. Fans began to speculate when, shortly after the initial post, Reedus began like fan tweets alluding to his probable involvement, prompting some to assume he’s creating anticipation for a huge announcement.

Highlights

  • As for Johnny Blaze, the resurrected daredevil was played by Nicholas Cage in two feature films: Ghost Rider in 2007 and Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance in 2012. Mark Steven Johnson recently spoke to Cage’s portrayal of the character, explaining, “Nic was always the choice for Ghost Rider. He has such a love for this character. There was never talk of anyone else playing Johnny Blaze.” Cage is reportedly a devoted comic book enthusiast and has previously expressed his adoration for the medium.

  • Marvel Studios has settled on which Ghost Rider will eventually powerslide into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. While it’s currently unknown whether Johnny Blaze, Danny Ketch, Robbie Reyes, Alejandra Jones or Kushala will join the likes of Spider-Man and Doctor Strange. Only Johnny and Robbie have been represented in live-action adaptions; for a time, it was widely believed that Gabriel Luna’s Robbie Reyes was canon in the MCU due to his appearances in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.