Marvel Circling Chiwetel Ejiofor for Role in ‘Doctor Strange’

Chiwetel Ejiofor

Chiwetel Ejiofor is in early talks for a role opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in Marvel’s “Doctor Strange.”

Sources tell Variety that talks are very early, but Marvel is working to give the “12 Years a Slave” actor for a role in the film.  Cumberbatch will play the title role with Scott Derrickson directing.

Role and plot details are unknown at this time.  Ejiofor can be seen next in “Z For Zachariah” opposite Margot Robbie and Chris Pine.

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