Chiwetel Ejiofor Talks About His Doctor Strange Castmates

Chiwetel Ejiofor is ready to make some magic.

Ejiofor, who will play Baron Mordo in Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange, recently shared his excitement for the upcoming film. And while he couldn’t offer anything about Mordo or the movie’s plans, he did reveal that he can’t wait to act alongside his co-stars.

Ejiofor will reunite with his 12 Years A Slave co-star Benedict Cumberbatch, who is playing the Master of Mysticism. “He’s a good friend of mine,” Ejiofor revealed to Entertainment Weekly. “So, it’s gonna be fun.”

As for Dr. Strange’s other starring role, The Ancient One, Ejiofor said he was also excited to work with Tilda Swinton in bringing her character to life. “Tilda Swinton — I haven’t worked with her, but I’m excited to work with her,” Ejiofor said. “She’s brilliant.”

Do you think Chiwetel Ejiofor, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Tilda Swinton will make for a good cast? Let us know in the comments!

Dr. Strange opens on November 4 2016. And to see when Marvel Studios’ other films hit theaters, head to ComicBook.com’s comic book movie release schedule!