Is Chiwetel Ejiofor going to be in Marvel’s Doctor Strange next year?
Last December, the list of?actors who were being considered for the role of the ?Ancient One? was revealed and they are Morgan Freeman, Bill Nighy and Ken Watanabe. However, recently, screenrant suggests that there is another actor that Marvel has taken interest to.
Chiwetel Ejiofor is Marvel?s next target as part of the cast of Doctor Strange
According to a report made by The Hollywood Reporter, Chiwetel Ejiofor is now being courted by Marvel for an unknown role in one of its Phase 3 movie, Doctor Strange.
Details for the character he will be playing?if he accepted Marvel?s offer?and the plot are being kept well hidden from the media.
Since the details for his character is being kept tight sealed within the studio?s fort, fans and other people can?t help but create a theory as to who his character will be.
Chiwetel Ejiofor?s role in Marvel?s 2016 movie Doctor Strange
One particular theory I?ve read for the role of Chiwetel Ejiofor?that makes a bit more sense?was from cinemablend. It was said on that post that one of the possible roles he could play is Brother Voodoo, also known as Jericho Drumm. As explained on that source, he is also one of Earth?s talented sorcerers but unlike Doctor Strange, his mystic power comes from the Loa, the spirit gods of voodoo.
This one has the highest chance amongst that list, Chiwetel actually kind of looks like Brother Voodoo. The only thing missing is a ?muscular? facial structure, a super serious look on his face and a scary shaman kind of vibe. Still though, he fits right for the role and the author of that post could be on to something.
However, if you are going to base it on the comics, timeline wise, don?t. Because it was proven many times that the MCU is not in any way connected to the storyline of the comics?or has a connection but just the few tiny details, like the first Avengers comics published where the main antagonist was Loki. This could be a possible one and we might see Chiwetel Ejiofor play as Jericho Drumm ?Brother Voodoo? in the 2016 movie Doctor Strange.
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