Marvel Boss States Ryan Gosling is Has a Place in the MCU After Ghost Rider Remarks

Photo: EW

Ryan Gosling could be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe. 

Kevin Feige, Marvel Studios president, has confirmed that Ryan Gosling is welcome into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The actor allegedly stated his interest in playing Ghost Rider. 

“Hey, man. If Ryan wants to be Ghost Rider….” Feige said in an interview with MTV News’ Josh Horowitz at Comic-Con in San Diego. “Gosling’s unbelievable… I’d love to find a place for him in the MCU.” 

Talking about the A-lister’s role as Ken in the Barbie movie, Feige said, “He’s dressed up as Ken on Venice Beach and gets more press than giant movies coming out that weekend. Amazing!” 

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Ghost Rider: A Huge Hit

In the past, Nicholas Cage played a role as the titular agent, Johnny Blaze’s version from the comics. Coincidentally, the first film from 2007 had Gosling’s wife, Eva Mendes, as a co-star. 

The movie is a century-spanning story of one man’s soul sold to the devil in exchange for a chance at the life of a loved one. Presently, he becomes the Ghost Rider, an agent of justice with a blazing skull for a head. 

Cage reprised her role in 2011’s Spirit of Vengeance, which starred future MCU star, Idris Elba.

Afterward, Gabriel Luna portrayed a different version of Ghost Rider in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. of ABC – Robbie Reyes, a mechanic who gets killed and resurrected as Ghost Rider. After that, Hulu attempted to make a spin-off of Ghost Rider, but it never saw the light of day. 

“You’re talking about Ghost Rider, we’ve got Blade, we’ve got Doctor Strange at the supernatural angles,” Feige said in the MTV interview. 

“We’ve got the street level with our announcement of Daredevil and, of course, Spidey going into the street level heroes. And cosmic, and that’s where our friends Eros [portrayed by Harry Styles] and Pip [Patton Oswalt] live.” 

Marvel has teased the whole of Phase 4 and Phase 5, but there are several films not yet confirmed in Phase 6, which involve Fantastic Four, Avengers: The Kang Dynasty, and Avengers: Secret Wars

Well, there’s always a chance that Ghost Rider will show up next!

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