Who Should Play Ghost Rider Next After Nic Cage

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The Marvel Cinematic Universe is booming. Be it movies or T.V. series, there is an amazing amount of content coming out. With new characters and fresh stories, Marvel is keeping fans happy. But one thing that would make fans happier is the Ghost Rider featuring in an MCU production. The iconic character has countless fans. What’s more, him starring in a movie would have blockbuster potential.


Nicolas Cage played the character in the 2007 film of the same name and in its sequel a few years later. We take a look at the actors who can take the mantel from Cage and play the iconic character on screen. Who among these stars do you think should play the role? Or do you have other suggestions? Let us know your opinion in the comments section below.

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1. Can Matthew McConaughey Play the Ghost Rider?

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A Picture of Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey would be awesome to play an older Johnny Blaze. The actor is very talented and would certainly do full justice to the role. Further, his star power would make the film even more huge. This has success written all over it.

2. Jensen Ackles

Who should play ghost rider
A Picture of Jensen Ackles

Ackles can do action. Just look at his role as Dean Winchester in Supernatural. The young actor fits the bill and would make the perfect Ghost Rider. He certainly has the physique to play the iconic character on the big screen.

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3. Luke Grimes

Who should play ghost rider
Luke Grimes

Grimes would be awesome as a younger Johnny Blaze. Luke Grimes is an upcoming star and is full of potential. He is best known for his supporting role in the Fifty Shades franchise and Yellowstone. Playing this iconic role would propel him to the A list!

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4. Charlie Hunnam The Next Ghost Rider?

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Charlie Hunnam

Hunnam has done it before. He has played tough characters on motorcycles. The actor has also shown his potential to be a lead star in a movie, just look at his performance in The Lost City of Z. He could be the next Ghost Rider!


5. Boyd Holbrook

Who should play the iconic role
Boyd Holbrook

Holbrook is one hell of an actor. He played the Cyborg Donald Pierce in Logan. He has the experience and talent to play the iconic character.

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