DOCTOR STRANGE Star Chiwetel Ejiofor Is In Talks To Appear In Disney's MALEFICENT 2

Academy Award Nominee and MCU alumni Chiwetel Ejiofor is reportedly in talks to appear in Disney's upcoming fantasy sequel, Maleficent 2. Check it out...

After starring in 2016's Doctor Strange it seems that Chiwetel Ejiofor is becoming comfortably entrenched within the Disney family we'll next see Ejiofor as Scar in Jon Favreau's Lion King and according to a recent report from The Hashtag Show, the actor may well join another Disney project.

Ejiofor is apparently in discussions to appear in the live-action fantasy sequel Maleficent 2, according to THS the role will be a potential romantic foil for Angelina Jolie's titular character and if confirmed it will see the Serenity actor join other new cast members; Michele Pfeiffer and Ed Skrein. 

The sequel will be helmed by Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides director Joachim Rønning from a screenplay by Edge of Tomorrow writer Jez Butterworth and returning scribe Linda Woolverton.

Maleficent 2 has no current release date set.

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