Ghost Rider Gift Set Coming November 13th
Just in time for the holiday gift giving season, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment debuts the Ghost Rider Gift Set on November 13. The gift set features the two-disc extended cut of Ghost Rider with 15 minutes of extra footage and over two hours of special features along with an exclusive limited edition figure of the flaming Ghost Rider. The figure is cast in heavyweight polystone with movie-accurate costuming and great detail in his signature chains. Based on Marvel Comic's popular series, the high-octane adventure stars Nicolas Cage (National Treasure, Gone in 60 Seconds), Eva Mendes (2 Fast 2 Furious, Hitch), Wes Bentley (American Beauty), Sam Elliott (Hulk), Donal Logue (Zodiac, Blade) and Peter Fonda (The Limey, Easy Rider). The Ghost Rider Gift Set will be available for $59.95 SRP. Viewers will get a chance to go behind the action with DVD bonus featurettes "Spirit of Vengeance" and "Spirit of Adventure," as well as listen to commentaries with writer/director Mark Steven Johnson (Daredevil), visual effects supervisor Kevin Mack, and producer Gary Foster. The extended cut DVD includes an additional behind-the-scenes featurette called "Spirit of Execution," along with the "Sin and Salvation" series of featurettes which delves into the history of the Ghost Rider comics. Animatics are also featured, offering fans a look at the computer animation behind Ghost Rider. The Extended Cut of Ghost Rider features an additional 15 minutes of never-before-seen footage including more suspense, more story and more excitement! Additional scenes include more backstory between Johnny Blaze (Nicolas Cage) and his father, additional scenes between Johnny and evil incarnate Mephistopheles (Peter Fonda) and an intense confrontation between the Caretaker (Sam Elliot) and Blackheart (Wes Bentley).
From Marvel Comics, creators of Spider-Man, Blade and X-Men, comes a new hero....Ghost Rider. In his youth, superstar motorcycle stunt rider Johnny Blaze (Nicolas Cage) made a deal with the devil to protect the ones he loved most: his father and his childhood sweetheart, Roxanne (Eva Mendes). Now, the devil has come for his due. By day, Johnny is a die-hard stunt rider ... but at night, in the presence of evil, he becomes the Ghost Rider, a bounty hunter of rogue demons. Forced to do the devil's bidding, Johnny is determined to confront his fate and use his curse and powers to defend the innocent.
Extended Two-Disc DVD Bonus Features Include:
- Extended version of the film with never-before-seen footage
- Featurette: Spirit of Vengeance
- Featurette: Spirit of Adventure
- Featurette: Spirit of Execution
- Featurette: Sin & Salvation - chronicling 40 years of Ghost Rider comic book history
- Film commentary with writer/director Mark Steven Johnson and VFX Supervisor Kevin Mack
- Film commentary with producer Gary Foster
Ghost Rider was released February 16th, 2007 and stars Matt Long, Raquel Alessi, Brett Cullen, Peter Fonda, Nicolas Cage, Donal Logue, Tony Ghosthawk, Hugh Sexton. The film is directed by Mark Steven Johnson.
Sources: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
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