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June 12, 2013

The Fight Over Ghost Rider Isn't Finished Yet Opens in new window

The case could be headed back to trial. More...

June 10, 2011

Marvel Movie Madness! Part 15: Ghost Rider Opens in new window

Ryan: Over my lifetime, my feelings on Nic Cage have gone from apathy to distaste to befuddlement to acceptance and, finally, amusement. Nowadays, I tend to enjoy the way he throws himself into every role, primarily because I get a kick out of his wild antics and hilarious facial expressions. With that in mind, I was actually prepared to give Ghost Rider the benefit of the doubt; I kind of wanted to like it, and was half expecting that I would. Unfortunately, despite the abundance of Nic Cage freakouts, some surprisingly effective (at times) CGI, and the unexpected presence of Sam Elliott, the film is simply plagued by too many little issues to earn even a begrudging seal of approval from me. More...

July 16, 2010

Nicolas Cage, Neveldine/Taylor Ride for Ghost Rider 2 Opens in new window

Nicolas Cage says he'll be back for a "Ghost Rider" sequel, to be directed by Neveldine and Taylor. More...

June 16, 2010

Nicolas Cage, Neveldine/Taylor in Talks for Ghost Rider Sequel Opens in new window

The "Ghost Rider" sequel is coming together, with Nicolas Cage in talks to reprise his role and the screenwriting duo of Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor ("Crank") negotiating to write the script. More...

April 26, 2010

A Ghost Rider Sequel Without Nicolas Cage? Opens in new window

The film rights to "Ghost Rider" are about to revert from Sony back to Marvel -- which is why Sony could rush development on a sequel without Nicolas Cage. More...

January 8, 2010

Mike De Luca Talks Ghost Rider Sequel Opens in new window

According to producer Mike De Luca, the "Ghost Rider" sequel is rolling -- without Mark Steven Johnson and Eva Mendes. More...

November 5, 2009

David Goyer Promises "Existential" Ghost Rider Sequel Opens in new window

Saying it will be the "Casino Royale" of the franchise, David Goyer spoke with MTV about the "Ghost Rider" sequel, which he says will find Nicolas Cage in a "much darker, existential place." More...

October 2, 2009

David Goyer Talks Ghost Rider 2 and Magneto Opens in new window

"Ghost Rider 2" is coming together with a script he wrote almost a decade ago. Will it take that long for David Goyer to get "Magneto" into theaters? More...

July 15, 2009

Nicolas Cage Talks Ghost Rider 2 Opens in new window

Curious about Nicolas Cage's plans for "Ghost Rider 2"? You won't want to miss the actor's new interview with MTV. More...

January 29, 2009

Ghost Rider Rides Again Opens in new window

You knew Nicolas Cage wanted it to happen, and it looks like he'll get his wish: Bloody Disgusting is reporting that Columbia Pictures has started development on "Ghost Rider 2." More...

September 4, 2008

Nicolas Cage Wants Another Ghost Rider Opens in new window

According to Nicolas Cage, plans for a "Ghost Rider" sequel -- one which would find the character "going international" -- are in the works. More...

March 6, 2008

Box Office Guru Preview: Ancient Action Arrives Again Opens in new window

For its third chart-topper of the year, Warner Bros. is going back in time with its ancient adventure 10,000 BC which aims to revitalize a box office on the verge of extinction. More...

February 28, 2008

Box Office Guru Preview: Semi-Pro Set To Slam Dunk The Competition Opens in new window

A triumvirate of films opens this weekend, but all will bow to the power of the mighty Will Ferrell and his latest outrageous comedy, Semi-Pro. More...

February 21, 2008

Box Office Guru Preview: Vantage Point Aims For #1 Debut Opens in new window

A terrorist attack is played out through multiple perspectives in the high-octane political thriller Vantage Point which leads the four-pack of new openers which also includes three small comedies. More...

February 14, 2008

Box Office Preview: Four New Candidates Arrive For Presidents' Day Opens in new window

The annual convergence of the Valentine's Day and Presidents' Day holidays has lead to a unique situation this year as studios are all releasing their wide openers on Thursday hoping for strong five-day starts for their pictures. More...

December 27, 2007

Nicolas Cage Wants Ghost Rider Sequel Opens in new window

Nicolas Cage had never made a sequel until National Treasure: Book of Secrets. Now, that franchise seems to have whet his appetite to return to other characters too. The most likely candidate would be the comic book superhero Ghost Rider. More...

August 22, 2007

Eva Mendes Has The Spirit Opens in new window

After playing it close to the vest for months, Frank Miller's camp has lately unleashed a flood of casting news about the director's adaptation of Will Eisner's The Spirit. First came word that Gabriel Macht would play the title role, and face off against Samuel L. Jackson, then we learned that Scarlett Johansson would play the femme fatale Silk N. Floss, and now Variety is reporting another addition to the talent pool. More...

June 8, 2007

Is the "Ghost Rider" Returning? Opens in new window

While working the press for the "Ghost Rider" DVD, director Mark Steven Johnson got to talking about sequel possibilities, and guess what? More...

April 27, 2007

David Goyer to Direct "Magneto" Opens in new window

He's had his hand in a whole bunch of superhero flicks, and you can now add another one on to the filmography of writer/director David S. Goyer. He'll be directing and (re-)writing the "Magneto" flick for Fox. More...

April 26, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Just What Moviegoers Want, Another Nic Cage Action Flick Opens in new window

For the fourth consecutive weekend, four or more new wide releases will cram into multiplexes trying to get at their piece of a dwindling box office pie. More...

March 26, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Ninja Turtles Unseat Spartans For #1 Spot Opens in new window

A crowded box office saw six new films shove their way into the multiplexes this weekend, but it was the Warner Bros. animated film "TMNT" that led the way knocking the studio's own historical battle film "300" from the number one spot. More...

March 19, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: "300" Reigns Again as Box Office King Opens in new window

Three new competitors were no match this weekend for the mighty action epic "300," which easily defended its box office crown to rule North American theaters for a second straight time. Sandra Bullock reached a new career high with the thriller "Premonition," which debuted in third place while the horror film "Dead Silence" and the Chris Rock comedy "I Think I Love My Wife" opened in the top five with mixed results. "300" grossed as much as all three new releases combined. More...

March 15, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: "Premonition" Leads New Pics into Battle Against "300" Opens in new window

Though a highly-paid and well-liked star, Sandra Bullock has never been a big pull on opening weekend for her films. Now the actress hopes to reach a career high with her new suspense thriller "Premonition." More...

March 12, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: 300 Unleashes Box Office Bloodbath Opens in new window

The mighty Spartans won a glorious victory at North American theaters as the bloody war epic "300" exploded with a record-breaking opening and powered the overall marketplace to the biggest March weekend in box office history. More...

March 8, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: "300" Prepares to Conquer Multiplexes Opens in new window

For the first time in nearly a month, North America's most popular movie won't be about motorcycles. Warner Bros. goes back in time 2,500 years for the epic war saga "300" which aims to conquer the box office with ease. More...

March 5, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Audiences Ride with Wild Hogs at #1 Opens in new window

Moviegoers rallied behind the star-driven comedy "Wild Hogs," which raced to number one at the North American box office, zooming past all expectations from Disney. Meanwhile, Viacom saw less-than-stellar debuts from its serial killer drama "Zodiac" from Paramount Pictures and the southern fried saga "Black Snake Moan" from arthouse unit Paramount Vantage. Overall, the box office remained healthy and surged well ahead of last year's performance. More...

March 1, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: "Wild Hogs" Aims to Run Over "Ghost Rider" Opens in new window

One super hero on a motorcycle looks to get replaced by four middle-aged bikers at the number one spot at the North American box office this weekend. More...

February 26, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: "Ghost Rides" High Again at #1 Opens in new window

Academy Award winner Nicolas Cage ruled Oscar weekend with his skull-on-fire motorcycle actioner "Ghost Rider," which held steady at number one in North America for the second straight time. Moviegoers delivered different verdicts to the handful of new releases led by the Jim Carrey thriller "The Number 23," which fared best and debuted in second place. Overall, the top ten was about even with the corresponding weekends from the last two years. More...

February 23, 2007

Sam Elliott to Tangle with "John Rambo" Opens in new window

With production just getting underway on the third "First Blood" sequel, we're now starting to get a few trickles of news. First we learn that the "new and official" title will be "John Rambo," and now it seems that veteran character actor Sam Elliott has signed on for the action flick. More...

February 22, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Jim Carrey Aims to Terrify Moviegoers Opens in new window

Following a busy holiday weekend when five new releases opened nationwide, the crowded marketplace will now face another four new films invading multiplexes everywhere. More...

February 22, 2007

Critical Consensus: "911" Is A (Mildly Funny) Joke; Count "23" Out Opens in new window

This week at the movies, we've got wacky cops ("Reno 911!: Miami"), numerological tension ("The Number 23," starring Jim Carrey), a rocket man ("The Astronaut Farmer," starring Billy Bob Thornton), and a haunted house ("The Abandoned"). What do the critics have to say? More...

February 19, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Ghost Rider Smokes Rivals During Record Presidents' Day Weekend Opens in new window

Hollywood studios opened five new wide releases targeting different audiences and were rewarded with a record-breaking Presidents' Day holiday weekend tally as moviegoers opened their wallets and spread their cash across a variety of films. The comic book actioner "Ghost Rider" led the way with an explosive debut while the family drama "Bridge to Terabithia" was a solid performer in the runnerup spot. More...

February 15, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Ghost Rider Leads Gang of New Flicks Opens in new window

Five new films, each targeting its own audience, cram into North American multiplexes giving moviegoers plenty of entertainment options over the four-day Presidents' Day holiday weekend. More...

February 15, 2007

Critical Consensus: "Music" Is Catchy; "Bridge" Is Sturdy; "Girls" Is So-So; "Breach" Is Tense; Guess "Ghost Rider" Tomatometer Opens in new window

This week at the movies, we've got skulls ("Ghost Rider," starring Nicolas Cage), songwriters ("Music and Lyrics," starring Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore) secret worlds ("Bridge to Terabithia"), single parents ("Daddy's Little Girls," starring Tyler Perry and Gabrielle Union), and spies ("Breach," starring Chris Cooper and Ryan Phillippe). What do the critics have to say? More...

February 12, 2007

Nicolas Cage Wants The "She-Hulk" Opens in new window

Any of you comics fans out there just dying to see a movie made out of Marvel's "She-Hulk" character? Frankly I could live without this particular motion picture, but there's at least one powerful Hollywood player who'd like to see it happen: the "Ghost Rider" himself. More...

February 12, 2007

Already Talks of a "Ghost Rider" Sequel? Opens in new window

The movie sites have been all abuzz about this weekend's "Ghost Rider," and producer Avi Arad is (obviously) among the excited ones. He even went far enough to discuss, yep, sequel possibilities. More...

February 9, 2007

The Weekly Ketchup: "Ghostbusters 3" Close To Fruition, Direct-To-Video Sequels Galore, "Ghost Rider" Screening Or Not Screening. Who Knows? Opens in new window

In this week's Ketchup, Dan Aykroyd has used the considerable time on his hands to pitch a third "Ghostbusters" flick, and Warner Premiere will satisfy the needs of those of us who are eager for low-budget sequels of our favorite 80s films. More...

February 9, 2007

"Ghost Rider" Update: Sony Confirms Early Screenings Opens in new window

Much has been made about the presumed lack of screenings set in anticipation of next week's comic book adaptation "Ghost Rider," but the folks over at Sony assure you: yes, it will be screened. More...

February 8, 2007

Guess the Tomatometer as "Ghost Rider" Flies Past the Critics Opens in new window

The New York Post's Lou Lumenick informs us that Sony's (very) long-awaited "Ghost Rider" would be landing in theaters next week without making a pit stop with the movie press. And that means two things: 1. The movie is probably not very good, based on the average Tomatometer (15 percent) of unscreened movies; 2. It's time to play Guess the Tomatometer! More...

February 6, 2007

Photo Gallery Update Bonanza! "Ghost Rider," "Black Snake Moan," "300" and More! Opens in new window

We've got pics from the biggest upcoming flicks in updated galleries for "Ghost Rider," "Black Snake Moan," "Dead Silence," "Zodiac," and this spring's highly anticipated swords-and-sandals battlefest, "300!" **UPDATE: New "300" Stills Just Added! More...

February 4, 2007

Colts vs. Bears? Bring on the Super Bowl Commercials! Opens in new window

Whether you'll be watching Sunday's showdown for the gridiron action or waiting to see what millions of dollars in advertising money looks like, we'll be here logging the best and worst of this year's Super Bowl XLI spots! Place your vote! More...

January 30, 2007

Movie Marketing to Skip the Super Bowl This Year Opens in new window

In years past you'd hear some of the movie-geekier folks talking like this: "Hell yeah I'm gonna watch the Super Bowl. I don't know a single thing about football, but there's supposed to be 6 or 7 really great movie commercials!" Well, I have some bad news for those folks.... More...

January 29, 2007

Wes Bentley On Being "Ghost Rider" Baddie Blackheart Opens in new window

Wes Bentley is one of the sweetest-looking actors in Hollywood (remember him as a tortured teen in "American Beauty?"). So how'd he get a gig playing Blackheart, the arch nemesis and supremely evil bad guy in this summer's "Ghost Rider," opposite Nicolas Cage? More...

January 23, 2007

AMC's First Look at "Ghost Rider" Hits the Web Opens in new window

From the At Least There's No Bear Suit department comes word, via ComingSoon.net, that AMC's "First Look" segment on Columbia Pictures' "Ghost Rider," screening in the company's theaters since December, is now available online. More...

December 2, 2006

Nic Cage On Helping Script "Ghost Rider" -- and Why Delaying the Pic Was Good Opens in new window

The "Ghost Rider" star dished on making a comic book movie as a comic book fan and how he helped partially write the flick...plus, why wasn't the Johnny Blaze pic ready as planned this summer? More...

November 14, 2006

"Daredevil" Director (and Villain) Want to Do a Sequel Opens in new window

Director Mark Steven Johnson recently opined that, yeah, he'd like to do a "Daredevil" sequel, provided anyone at Sony actually wanted to. And then big ol' Michael Clarke Duncan spoke up and said "Me too! I'd do a sequel!" More...

October 5, 2006

New Trailer for Nic Cage's "Ghost Rider" and Leo DiCaprio's "Blood Diamond" Opens in new window

Two new trailers have hit the scene: The 143rd clip for the long-delayed "Ghost Rider" and the first trailer for Edward Zwick's "Blood Diamond," which stars a bunch of big names ... and Jennifer Connelly!! More...

October 3, 2006

"Ghost Rider" Posters, Trailers & Statues. Oh My. Opens in new window

In an effort to help fill the 24 months we've been waiting to see "Ghost Rider" already, Sony has decided to treat us to a few new posters, a brand-new trailer (yes, another one), and a bunch of ... character statues! More...

July 20, 2006

"Ghost Rider" Site Goes Live Opens in new window

The "Ghost Rider" might be dead (or undead), but his new movie site sure isn't. Fans of the skull-headed cycle-drivin' vengeance-wreakin' superhero can fiddle through the site to see games, clips, trailers, downloads, and all the typical movie-site stuff. Frankly I just wanna check out the flick already. More...

July 11, 2006

The Comic-Con is Coming! Opens in new window

I attend several film festivals each year, but there's always one movie-centric event that I'd really love to attend: The San Diego Comic-Con. Movie geek heaven is what I like to call it. Read on to find out why... More...

June 5, 2006

Nic Cage Discusses "Ghost Rider" Delays Opens in new window

While spending some time on the set of his next flick, "Next," ComingSoon.net's Heather Newgen got to chat with star Nicolas Cage, and the perpetually-busy performer shared a few thoughts on why his "Ghost Rider" has been delayed. More...

May 31, 2006

There Will Be No "X4," But.... Opens in new window

...that doesn't mean the series won't be mined for future "stand-alone" projects, most notably the "Wolverine" spinoff and the "Magneto" semi-prequel. And I'd bet huge money that a "Next Generation X-Men" trilogy will be greenlit before too long. More...

May 31, 2006

The "Ghost Rider" Poses for Some Snapshots Opens in new window

If last week's trailers and the past six months of wondering have combined to get you all excited to see Nicolas Cage as "Ghost Rider," then you just might want to visit the official Marvel site and check out a bunch of new movie stills. More...

May 24, 2006

Trailer Bulletin: Ghost Rider Opens in new window

The flick's peen pushed back more times than Ralph Malph on prom night, but that doesn't stop Sony from banging out these "Ghost Rider" trailers. Hey, the flick's only 9 months from release, so now's a perfect time for this all-new trailer. More...

December 15, 2005

"Ghost Rider" Leaps from July '06 to February '07 Opens in new window

Sony's rather expensive "Ghost Rider" adaptation, which stars Nicolas Cage as a flame-headed butt-kicker from beyond the grave, will now have a few extra months to work on his chopper. The studio recently announced that the Rider won't make his debut until early 2007. More...

September 6, 2005

Filmjerk Report: Chainsaws, Saw Sequels, Will Ferrell & Ghost Rider Opens in new window

Every Sunday those mad lunatics over at Filmjerk.com put together what's known as "The Early Report," which is where you'll find the very latest in release date changes, theater counts, and MPAA rulings. This week they give us some skinny on "Saw 2," "Ghost Rider," the "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" prequel, the untitled Will Ferrell NASCAR comedy, and a whole bunch more. More...

July 29, 2005

Trailer Bulletin: Ghost Rider Opens in new window

MatterMusic.com has an exclusive look at the all-new trailer for the Nicolas Cage superhero flick "Ghost Rider," which (of course) is based on the Marvel Comic of the same name. More...

July 15, 2005

Reports From Comic-Con: Ghost Rider's Ride and Upcoming Bruce Campbell's Projects Opens in new window

The folks over at IGN FilmForce have invaded San Diego to cover Comic-Con 2005. Among the various comic book news, they managed to grab some photos of Ghost Rider's vehicle of choice. Rest assured it's not something you'll see on Discovery Channel's "American Chopper." Check out the wicked ride here. More...

July 14, 2005

Fox Gets "Reckless" With Salerno Opens in new window

Variety reports that screenwriter Shane Salerno and producer John Davis have signed a deal with Fox to bring "Reckless" to the big screen. Described as a "Fatal Attraction" for a new generation, "Reckless" is about "a 30-ish married couple who start playing a dangerous game in an effort to spice up their flagging marriage." More...

June 23, 2005

Take a Good Long Look at the Face of "Ghost Rider" Opens in new window

ComingSoon.net, by way of RangerBoard, brings us a clear and fairly impressive look at next year's "Ghost Rider." It's Nicolas Cage, of course, who plays the title character ... although we can safely assume that it's not Nick who's plated in steel and covered with flame. More...

June 17, 2005

Nicolas Cage Talks "Ghost Rider" Opens in new window

ComingSoon's Andrew Weil sat down for a chat with actor the ever-busy Nicolas Cage, and the actor gave up some pretty interesting information regarding next year's "Ghost Rider" adaptation: "Well, he's the devil's bounty hunter. One of his rules is that he will never take a human being's life. But he will go after demons, other demons, and this movie's loaded with what they call The Hidden, which are these elemental demons that Mephistopheles, or Black Heart, Mephistopheles' son, is using, and so the Ghost Rider goes into battle with them more than the people." More...

June 9, 2005

Cage & Smith to "Time Share" Together Opens in new window

Mega-stars Nicolas Cage ("National Treasure") and Will Smith ("Hitch") will co-star in the comedy "Time Share," says Variety. The pitch from newcomer Mark Steilen sold for a pretty penny at Columbia Pictures, and the story deals with "two fathers who lock horns when they discover their families are booked into the same time-share residence during what should have been their dream vacation." More...

February 23, 2005

Eva Mendes Gives Scant Details on "Ghost Rider" Opens in new window

Empire Magazine has a chat with Eva Mendes concerning her upcoming movie, "Ghost Rider." She told the magazine that the script is being worked on, with a new writer coming onboard to polish the script. More...

February 18, 2005

Hell's Angel in Talks for "Ghost Rider" Opens in new window

Peter Fonda is in talks to join Nicolas Cage in "Ghost Rider," according to the Hollywood Reporter. He will play the role of Mephistopheles, the ruler of the underworld and with whom Cage's character, Johnny Blaze, will bargain his soul. More...

February 10, 2005

The Long "Rider" Opens in new window

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January 18, 2005

Mark Steven Johnson on "Ghost Rider" Opens in new window

In a message board posting over at Superherohype.com, director Mark Steven Johnson ("Daredevil") has given an update on the status of the "Ghost Rider" movie. Nicolas Cage will take the role of Johnny Blaze, and the budget has been bumped up from $40M to $51M. More...

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