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Exclusive video interview: Nicolas Cage on Ghost Rider

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Above, you can watch an exclusive video interview with Nicolas Cage.

In said video, the Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance star talks about the appeal of Johnny Blaze, and explains inspiration that was channelled into his crazed performance.

“It’s kind of a philosophical superhero,” says Cage. “This is a pretty psychedelic movie, which in this day and age is quite brave for a studio film.”

Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance sees Cage reprising the role of Johnny Blaze, stunt motorcyclist by day, demonic avenger by night. This time round, Crank directors Bryan Taylor and Mark Neveldine are calling the shots.

If Cage's chatter has stoked your interest, you can also check out a new clip from the film, below:

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Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance opens on Friday 17 February 2012.

Matt Maytum
Matt Maytum

I'm the Deputy Editor at Total Film magazine, looking after the long-form features there, and generally obsessing over all things Nolan, Kubrick and Pixar. Over the past decade I've worked in various roles for TF online and in print, including at GamesRadar+, and you can often hear me nattering on the Inside Total Film podcast. Bucket-list-ticking career highlights have included reporting from the set of Tenet and Avengers: Infinity War, as well as covering Comic-Con, TIFF and the Sundance Film Festival.