Ghost Rider Reaches New Dimension
Dimension Films has just signed on to foot part of the US$75 million bill for the film version of Marvel Comics GHOST RIDER. Dimension joins Castle Sky Productions as the production companies on the flick. Crystal Sky Entertainment CEO Steven Paul, Marvel Studios head Avi Arad and actor Jon Voight are producing the flick with Dimension handling Stateside distribution. David Goyer will write and Stephan Norrington will direct the live-action adaptation. The team last collaborated on BLADE. The film chronicles the story of motorcycle stuntman Johnny Blazes ill-fated deal with the devil to save his girlfriend, and his subsequent rise from the fires of hell as a superpowered avenger. Currently, the production is in talks with Johnny Depp to star in the flick.