Gabriel Luna Confirmed to Headline Hulu’s Ghost Rider Series

Earlier today, it was announced that Marvel is developing a live-action Ghost Rider series for Hulu. Now, Variety has confirmed that Gabriel Luna will be starring on the series as Robbie Reyes.

Luna made his debut as Robbie in the fourth season of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. as the successor to Johnny Blaze, the original Ghost Rider. After Robbie and his brother, Gabe, were in a car accident caused by local gang members, Reyes became the new Spirit of Vengeance. Gabe also lost the use of his legs in that accident. Robbie was last seen taking the Darkhold into another dimension after helping the S.H.I.E.L.D. agents defeat the LMD known as AIDA.

Luna actually teased his involvement with the show yesterday with a tweet referencing his character’s typical weapon of choice:

After the announcement, Luna returned to Twitter to express his excitement about donning Robbie’s leather jacket once again. You can check out what he had to say below.

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Variety’s report suggests that Robbie will be back on Earth and living near the Texas/Mexico border when the series premieres. However, they also revealed that the show serves as “a completely new iteration of the character in no way connected to the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. storyline.” However, doesn’t make much sense to cast Luna and immediately throw out his earlier appearances. Presumably Marvel will also offer some kind of explanation when Ghost Rider gets his own show.

Are you excited to see Luna reprise his role from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on Hulu’s Ghost Rider? Tell us what you think in the comment section below!