Chiwetel Ejiofor to play Baron Mordo in Marvel’s “Doctor Strange”

Today Deadline announced that acclaimed actor Chiwetel Ejioforwould will join the cast of Marvel's "Doctor Strange," starring opposite Benedict Cumberbatch's Stephen Strange as Baron Mordo.

Today Deadline announced that acclaimed actor Chiwetel Ejioforwould will join the cast of Marvel’s “Doctor Strange,” starring opposite Benedict Cumberbatch’s Stephen Strange as Baron Mordo.

The Academy Award-nominated Ejiofor, widely recognized for his lead role in “12 Years a Slave,” was rumored to be in discussion for a “key role” in the movie months ago. Although reports are that he might have multiple roles within the movie, it is a fact that he will actually be in the movie.

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“Doctor Strange” opens on November 4, 2016.