Chiwetel Ejiofor Plays Coy About STAR WARS Rumors

In the final seconds of the following video, Chiwetel Ejiofor is slyly questioned about rumors that he has joined Star Wars: Episode VII while promoting his recent film. Make the jump for his coy answer!

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By DCMarvelFreshman - 11/3/2013


Following reports yesterday that Chiwetel Ejiofor has been cast in Star Wars: Episode VII, the folks from Flicks and the City caught up with the British actor during the premiere of 12 Year of Slave. And after pressing the actor about his other recent films, Flicks and the City asked Ejiofor if director J.J. Abrams came knocking for one of the Star Wars movies, what his reaction would be. "Well, we'll see if it happens, you know I'm not gonna tell you," Ejiofor replied, laughing. What do you think?
Source: Flicks and the City
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ndwwrestler2 - 11/3/2013, 1:43 PM
Everyone is gonna throw a parade when they finally announce who's gonna be in the movie.
ndwwrestler2 - 11/3/2013, 1:46 PM
I don't know why, but the way he answered at the end makes me think that he knows something. I'm not saying he's in it, but I think he knows something that would be news worthy.
DEVLIN712 - 11/3/2013, 1:52 PM
I think he's definitely been in talks, not sure if he's signed yet.
Agree with ndwwrestler though, he knows something
THEDARKKNIGHT1939 - 11/3/2013, 2:08 PM
We really don't know shit about this movie
ALegendaryPanda - 11/3/2013, 2:16 PM
He's in it! Just like Cumberbatch.
Jollem - 11/3/2013, 2:16 PM
ejiofor got skills
CaptainAmerica31 - 11/3/2013, 2:19 PM
We think we know....but we don't. Honestly it's exciting to see what they'll come up with cause it's so secretive
ALegendaryPanda - 11/3/2013, 2:26 PM
Or maybe he isn't! But I really hope he is!
xfan320 - 11/3/2013, 2:33 PM
I got a feeling he's gonna be a villain...

'Serenity' anyone??


Heck yeah! He was very intimidating as the agent in serenity. I think he may be one of my favorite things about that movie!
CrashTest - 11/3/2013, 2:37 PM
They should get him, he make a incredible addition.
Mike89 - 11/3/2013, 2:44 PM
Im sure hes in it. JJ really loves to keep any details secret. Remember the rumors about Benedict playing John Harrison? Fans speculated he was Khan and We were right all along.
DEVLIN712 - 11/3/2013, 2:45 PM
TBH, I could ask any actor/actress in the world about a role in Episode VII and they'd act strangely.
Cosmic Book News could report that Matt LeBlanc has been in talks with Disney and we'd still take it seriously
Mike89 - 11/3/2013, 2:48 PM
Again. If Benedict is in it.......make him a sith lord!



Now imagine that scene again.....with a lightsaber :)
Himura - 11/3/2013, 3:32 PM
Hell just give me Benedict's voice alone on the Dark Side and I'll be happy.
SmallvilleArrowLover - 11/3/2013, 3:50 PM
He's in and my boy Cummberbatch too HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAN
beane2099 - 11/3/2013, 4:45 PM
Yeah it's ALL speculation at this point. And it probably will be until the middle of next year.
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MightyZeus - 11/3/2013, 7:26 PM
He's a very awesome actor. I'm eager to see him in the new Star Wars film.
typicalfanboy - 11/3/2013, 8:40 PM
i heard miley cyrus had a meeting with jj a few days ago. she might be in starwars! omg!
Danbojohnj - 11/3/2013, 9:36 PM
We are not going to find out who is in this film until it's out on DVD.
WackyBantha - 11/3/2013, 10:23 PM
12 Parsecs a Jedi
RetroFit - 11/3/2013, 11:25 PM
I hope so, he's an awesome actor! I've been wanting him for Black Panther ever since I saw 'Serenity'.
JohnTom88 - 11/4/2013, 12:52 AM
Should Disney offer Chiwetel between a Star Wars role or Marvel's Tchalla, I bet Chiwetel will sign on the Black Panther role.

In Star Wars, he's just someone among SW actors old and young. In Black Panther, he's having the first legitimate black superhero role. Blade and Spawn are not that legitimate.
ndwwrestler2 - 11/4/2013, 3:19 AM
@JohnTom88 I don't know, I think we should consider the Falcon someone legitimate.
EpitomeofAwesome - 11/4/2013, 5:03 AM
He'd be awesome for it
Hexagram - 11/4/2013, 5:31 AM
He's a fine actor and would be amazing in SW Episode VII!
wcwpoet - 11/4/2013, 9:08 AM
He just confirmed it he's in it. I just wish Marvel would sign the guy for Black Panther!
YoungThanos - 11/4/2013, 11:18 AM
He was a great villain in Serenity, he was also good in Four Brothers so if they do chose him please do it wisely!

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