Biography[ edit ] Ghost Rider performs in a series of independently produced DVD movies where the recurring theme involves Ghost Rider himself performing illegal maneuvers on his motorcycle on public roads across Sweden and other countries in Europe. The movies show Ghost Rider, mostly in the perspective of cameras mounted on his motorbike, racing at extreme speeds on busy roadways, provoking law enforcement officers into high-speed chases, and performing various dangerous stunts in mostly uncontrolled environments. Ghost Rider usually wears black leathers and a black helmet with black visor to help protect his identity. Swedish rock band Europe used various clips from the Ghost Rider movies in their music video for the song " Got to Have Faith " from their album Start from the Dark.
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Talks of a cinematic adaptation first began in Hollywood all the way back in , when Marvel started negotiating with various studios to license their stable of characters. Another effort came a little closer to fruition in For the lead, they wanted none other than Johnny Depp, and it was said that the actor was very interested in accepting before the project fell apart. Both became frustrated with the delays. Believe it or not, Cage also dropped out for a time. The notoriously opinionated writer wanted musician Sting, on whom he'd originally modeled the main character. In the end, of course, Sting did not play the role, nor did Cage.
Ghost Rider is a American supernatural superhero film same Comics, the film stars Nicolas Cage as Johnny Blaze, a stunt motorcyclist who sells his soul to the Devil and transforms into the vigilante Ghost Rider. This Panhead Chopper was custom built for the movie and, as the story goes, will transform into said the design of this bike is based upon the Easy Rider "Captain America" chopper used by Peter Fonda, who portrays Mephistopheles the Devil in this film. When the motorcyclist Johnny Blaze finds that his a pact with the Mephistopheles, giving his soul for the health of his beloved father. But the devil deceives health of his beloved father.
Until recently, Marvel's closest competitor in the comics medium, DC Comics, has focused mainly on producing Batman and Superman films. The Marvel Films, on the other hand, began in earnest with Blade Norrington, , based on a character that even many comics fans were unaware of prior to the film. Granted, Blade came at a time when Marvel Comics was filing for bankruptcy, so licensing it may have been a 'nothing to lose' scenario. Since then, Marvel licensed its biggest properties Spider-Man and X-Men , along with lesser known properties with name recognition Hulk and the Fantastic Four , as well as properties that had experienced great success only within comics Daredevil and the Punisher.