Star Wars Episode VII: Chiwetel Ejiofor Cast in Episode VII

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Fans of sci-fi will know him from 2005's big screen Firefly sequel Serenity, and now he's set to enter the galaxy far, far away. We understand that British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, who was a very early consideration for a role in the film and who also met with J.J. Abrams this week, will be joining the cast of Episode VII in an as yet undisclosed role. Ejiofor, currently starring in the Oscar tipped 12 Years A Slave his no stranger to ensemble casts having been in Love, Actually back in 2003.

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Crazay1660d ago

can not wait for this.

darklordzor1658d ago

This could be awesome. I wonder what role he'd play though. Hopefully a bad guy. I know he's done a lot since, but his bad guy in Serenity was great, and I'd love to see him play that part again.