After Blaze tries to kill Blackheart with the shotgun, he moves in and uses his penance stare to render him catatonic, burning all the corrupt souls within Blackheart, which is what he had hoped for.Mephistopheles appears and returns Blaze his soul, offering to take back the curse of the Ghost Rider.
Slade tells Blaze that he is more powerful than his predecessors since he sold his soul for love as opposed to greed.Slade leads Blaze to San Venganza, then gives Blaze a lever-action shotgun before fading away.The next day, he meets a man called the caretaker, who seems to know all about the history of the Ghost Rider.He tells him everything that happened was not a dream and that it will happen again, especially at night when he is near an evil soul.Blaze then rides away on his motorcycle, turning into the Ghost Rider. Goyer developed a script and in May 2000 Marvel announced an agreement with Crystal Sky Entertainment to film Ghost Rider with actor Jon Voight attached as a producer.
Production was scheduled to start in early 2001 with a budget of million and Johnny Depp expressing interest in the lead role.Instead of a "hard drinking and smoking bad ass" Johnny Blaze, Nicolas Cage decided to give him more depth. made this deal and he's trying to avoid confronting it, anything he can do to keep it away from him".Cage also explained that Blaze's stunt riding was a form of escape and a way to keep him connected to his deceased father, who taught him to ride.Cage rode a Buell motorcycle for Blaze's stunt cycle, and a heavily customized hardtail chopper named "Grace" which transforms into the "Hell Cycle".Kevin's Team at Imageworks also created computer-generated motorcycles, chains, water, black goo, dementors and buildings.21 years later, Blaze has become a famous stunt motorcycle rider known for surviving numerous deadly crashes.