Cage reprises his role of Johnny Blaze in the Ghost Rider sequel, while Elba plays the monk who sends Blaze out on his journey to save a young boy from the devil.
When asked about working with Elba, Cage praised the British actor for bringing a very unique presence to Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance.
"Idris Elba is a very grand, masculine presence, a larger than life presence," Cage said, according to Flicks and Bits. "There aren't that many actors who can embody that level of size on camera, I always find that exciting, it was definitely exciting working with Idris."
Cage also revealed that he was active in redesigning "the look" of both Johnny Blaze and Ghost Rider for the new film.
"The look on Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance is a lot more rugged and sort of motorcycle racer. The jacket is a more fitted jacket, you don't have spikes coming out of it," he explained. "I would say it's less heavy metal, it's more organic."
He added: "When Johnny Blaze, who wears a more traditional tight fitted leather racing jacket with leather pants, morphs into the Ghost Rider... and it was something I talked about with [co-director] Brian Taylor, but the look starts to become like black oil, black oil that is hot and oozing and bubbling.
"It's much more of an organic, alive look as opposed to a [traditional] heavy metal look."
Cage recently told Digital Spy that he's been anxious to play Ghost Rider again for quite some time.
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance opens in US and UK cinemas on Friday.
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Watch a trailer for Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance below: