Monday 15 June 2015

Chiwetel Ejiofor The Villain Baron Mordo In Doctor Strange Movie

After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under his wing and trains him to defend the world against evil.

Doctor Stephen Vincent Strange, best known under his alias Doctor Strange, is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. A former neurosurgeon, Strange serves as the Sorcerer Supreme, the primary protector of Earth against magical and mystical threats. 

Debuting in the Silver Age of comics, the character has been featured in several eponymous comics series and licensed derivative media including video games, an animated television show, films, and merchandise such as trading cards and figurines. A Marvel Studios live-action film adaptation, starring Benedict Cumberbatch in the titular role, is set for a 2016 theatrical release.

Chiwetel Ejiofor is reportedly set to play the villain in the upcoming Doctor Strange movie.

Ejiofor will reunite on- screen with his 12 Years a Slave co-star Benedict Cumberbatch in the Marvel adaptation according to

Cumberbatch will play the title role of neurosurgeon-turned-sorcerer Doctor Strange in the film, with Ejiofor to play the villainous Baron Mordo.

Tilda Swinton was recently cast to play The Ancient One, a mentor to Strange and Mordo.

The film, which is being directed by Scott Derrickson, is slated for release in November 2016.

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