During a special press event Marvel Studios yesterday announced not one but eight new superhero movies as part of their planned phase three releases.
As you can see from the picture above the schedule encompasses a total of three years spanning from 2016 to 2018 and they are as follows, (links provided for those unfamilar with these properties):
May 6th 2015: Captain America: Civil War
Nov. 4th 2016: Doctor Strange (played by Benedict Cumberpatch)
May 5th 2017: Guardians of the Galaxy 2
July 29th 2017: Thor: Ragnarok
Nov. 3rd 2017: Black Panther (played by Chadwick Boseman)
May 3rd 2018: Avengers: Infinity Wars pt.1
July 6th 2018: Captain Marvel
May 4th 2019: Avengers: Infinity Wars pt.2
Nov. 2nd 2019: Inhumans
Forgetting that the last Ghost Rider film, released in 2007, which we, along with a ton of other people haven’t seen, was voted seventh worst comic book movie of the decade and pretty much cemented the official decline of Nicolas Cage’s career, this trailer for the sequel doesn’t look half bad.
The main reason for this improvement would have a lot to do with the fact that it’s directed by Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor whose last films Crank, Crank 2 and Gamer had a very specific over stimulated style, like a film receiving an industrial strength caffeine enema.
The film’s official synopsis reads:
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.
Still not fully convinced? How about the fact Idris ‘Stringer Bell‘ Elba is in it and Nicolas Cage’s character Johnny Blaze pisses flames.
Look he's pissing flames. Consider ticket bought!