Christopher Lambert Joining Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance?

Christopher Lambert Joining <em>Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance</em>?

In a recent post on the Highlander Facebook page, the actor reveals that he is in talks to play a character on the upcoming sequel..

Christopher Lambert (Highlander movies) revealed on the official Highlander Facebook page that he is in talks to play a character in Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance. The role he would play remains a mystery.

"Lambert says he is in talks now to do Ghost Rider 2 with Nicolas Cage. He did sword training for 3 months. His pinky is fine (thanks for asking). And if you want to marry him, he will need to see a photo first."

If you dont know the plot yet:
"The story sees Johnny Blaze, the Ghost Rider (Nicolas Cage), hiding out in remote Eastern Europe and struggling to repress his curse. Blaze is recruited by a sect to take on the devil (Ciarin Hinds), who wants to take over his mortal son’s body on the boy’s birthday."

Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance comes to theaters February 17th, 2012 and stars Nicolas Cage, Idris Elba, Johnny Whitworth, Ciarán Hinds, Violante Placido. The film is directed by Mark Neveldine, Brian Taylor.
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Filed Under "Ghost Rider" 10/11/2010 Source: Facebook
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sweetre15 - 10/12/2010, 12:17 AM
It would be funny to see Raiden from MK join Ghost Rider lol
tazmaniak - 10/12/2010, 12:51 AM
Damn, Lambert didn't age to well, especially compared to Adrian Paul, who is only 2 years younger.

DLM - 10/12/2010, 1:17 AM
Christopher Lambert's response when he found out Nick Cage was returning as Ghost Rider...

AlexDeLarge87 - 10/12/2010, 3:30 AM
I bet he is playing Connor MacLeod!!:) The Highlander vs. Ghost Rider!... Who would win?!
OptimusPrime114 - 10/12/2010, 5:04 AM
He'd also make an awesome Magneto.
MassExecutions - 10/12/2010, 6:15 AM
OptimusPrime114 - High Five! I have thought that since MK.
Siolentvex - 10/12/2010, 6:26 AM
Connery's character is Egyptian he only works for the Spanish king.
Kabfire - 10/12/2010, 6:56 AM
The perfect person to play Magneto, if only he could act, but he flat out can't, would be Vince McMahon. Since we all know he can't act, that leaves Eric Roberts as my personal favorite to play Magneto.
LEEE777 - 10/12/2010, 8:12 AM
Excellent find @ LUCAX!!!

Gr8 actor... well I like him lol!
Orphix - 10/12/2010, 8:19 AM
What part is he gonna play?

The bike?
Shaman - 10/12/2010, 8:56 AM
Sorry but as entertaining as he was in MK, he was a shyte Raiden. There was nothing remotely close to Raiden in his portrayal. Well... i guess the lightning was the closest thing. Mass and OP are right though. He'd have made a stellar Magneto. Way better than Raiden or it's true name Raijin: the JAPANESE god of thunder. Would you have prefered an Asian to portray Marvel's Thor??? I think not.
ThreeBigTacos - 10/12/2010, 8:56 AM
@teabag: have you seen 'Machete'? I think Steven Segal has the worst Spanish accent out there lol. Sorry if I spelled his name wrong too, I'm using my iPod to type
MassExecutions - 10/12/2010, 9:37 AM
Shaman - too true.
CarpesDiems - 10/12/2010, 9:48 AM
Hi everyone this is my first Post in CBM, now i wanna apologyse in advance for my english cause i'm french and i m not used to write in english lol.Now After seeing this news i can tell you this movie is gonna be a bad one....Christophe Lambert????? c'mon here in france his a joke now! apart from his performance in highlander 1 and greystoke his other movies were shite.Looks like GR 2 is going to be as shit as his other movies.
marvel72 - 10/12/2010, 10:20 AM
@ teabag & @ siolentvex

whats more worse,is that they've got these terrible accents.

but they're exiled from another planet.
Siolentvex - 10/12/2010, 10:35 AM
Yeah I think everyone in the universe has agreed to ignore the crap that is Highlander 2.

As a side note, I have always enjoyed the fact that Connery refuses to hide his native accent.

But to get back to the topic, I would love to see Lambert restart his career,.... but the first GR was so horrible that I can't imagine this one being any better.
Teois42 - 10/12/2010, 11:17 AM
Moltenman - 10/12/2010, 1:13 PM

The most cringeworthy part of Highlander is the oh so French Lambert explaining what a haggis is to Sean Connery. neither of them doing anything to disguise their natural accents lol
marvel72 - 10/12/2010, 1:47 PM
@ siolentvex

ignore the crap that was highlander 2,should f*cking ignore everything that came after highlander.

there can only be one,at thats the first film.
ThunderCougarFalconBird - 10/12/2010, 1:51 PM
The problem with this guys movies is wear and tear on your romote controls volume button! Can the man not speak up?!
TheLarTheorem - 10/12/2010, 2:11 PM
LastCall - 10/12/2010, 2:17 PM
There can only be one.
eleven59 - 10/12/2010, 8:13 PM
lol tea....

connery.. where do we start!!

he's played a scottish englishmen, a scottish russian, a scottish spainard, a scottish englishmen again, a scottish australian, a scottish dragon..... and he's been to the rock...

Siolentvex - 10/13/2010, 4:15 PM
I don't know why people say Lambert is french.
He was born on Long Island.
ComicBookGoth - 10/14/2010, 7:41 AM
in unrelated Highlander news.

i love the original, and would hate to see it get a crappy reboot.
am i the only one who thinks Jane could take up the mantel of connor macleod in a highlander re-make/boot ?

he strikes a remarkable resemblance to lambert.


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