Columbia Pictures' have released the first trailer for their Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance, starring Nicolas Cage, Fergus Riordan, Ciaran Hinds, Violante Placido, Idris Elba & Johnny Whitworth. Directed by Mark Neveldine & Brian Taylor [The duo behind Crank & Crank: High Voltage]. Though not really any good the 2007 original Ghost Rider grossed $115 million domestically and totaled $228 million worldwide so a sequel was always coming. The story picks up with Johnny [Cage] still struggling with his curse as the devil's bounty hunter hiding out in a remote part of Eastern Europe when he is recruited by a secret sect of the church to save a young boy [Riordan] from the devil [Hinds]. The movie hits theaters February 17th 2012. Hit the jump to check out the trailer.
Synopsis: "Nicolas Cage returns as Johnny Blaze in Columbia Pictures’ and Hyde Park Entertainment’s Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance. In the successor to the worldwide hit Ghost Rider, Johnny – still struggling with his curse as the devil’s bounty hunter – is hiding out in a remote part of Eastern Europe when he is recruited by a secret sect of the church to save a young boy (Fergus Riordan) from the devil (Ciaran Hinds). At first, Johnny is reluctant to embrace the power of the Ghost Rider, but it is the only way to protect the boy – and possibly rid himself of his curse forever. Directed by Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor. Screenplay by Scott M. Gimple & Seth Hoffman and David S. Goyer. Story by David S. Goyer. Based on the Marvel Comic."