MCU character was previously played by Nicolas Cage
Many of the Walking Dead star’s fans have long championed the actor to take on the part in the MCU.
今週, a Marvel movie fan account on Instagram shared a post of Reedus as the Ghost Rider. The caption noted that マーベルスタジオ “has reportedly chosen” their Ghost Rider actor.
“Since the news broke, Norman Reedus liked multiple tweets about him portraying the character,” reads the caption.
Reedus doubled down on the rumours as he shared a link to the Instagram post with his 3.8 million Twitter followers.
今年の夏の初め, the 52-year-old told ComicBook.com that he wanted to portray the character.
“The Ghost Rider conversation has been coming up for years, and yeah, tell them to put me in it,」俳優は言った.
The rumours, しかしながら, are yet to be officially confirmed.
独立者 has contacted representatives for Disney and Reedus for comment.
Nicolas Cage previously portrayed the superhero in a 2007 film and 2012 sequel that were both critically panned.
He starred as Johnny Blaze, a stunt motorcyclist who agrees to give his soul to the demon Mephisto in exchange for his father’s life. At night and in the presence of evil, his head becomes a flaming skull.